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The real world is distributed. Distributed artificial intelligence is about this spread of knowledge, skills and abilities, across different units and different places. The course introduces Multi-Agent Systems - the main concept and technology for distributed AI. We will discuss how to build systems that can function as part of a Multi-agent System; how to organize different intelligent devices, how to use negotiation or auctions to distribute tasks to autonomous agents and many more topics from Swarm Intelligence to teams of intelligent robots.
Örebro University is offering a course in machine learning. The course will offer knowledge of the basic concepts with machine learning, the selection and application of different machine learning algorithms as well as evaluation of the performance of these learning systems. After completing the course, student should be able to prepare data and apply machine learning techniques to solve a problem in an intelligent system. The course is part of the education initiative Smarter at Örebro University.
Reinforcement learning - (RL) is a method for learning to make an optimal decision through trial and error. The goal of RL is to achieve an optimal policy for each state in a system. The course covers the underlying formalism of RL called Markovska decision-making processes and basic RL algorithms. Examples are dynamic programming. We will show how to model a problem as a Markovska decision-making process and implement basic RL algorithms to solve them. In addition, we will explore different ways to compare and evaluate the performance of learning methods.