Research course

Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents

Institution
Bangor University · School of Computer Science
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research topics include knowledge-based systems, logic, multi-agent systems, distributed systems, machine learning, data mining, computational linguistics, natural language processing, information theory and information retrieval. A central goal of the research is to develop intelligent agents, which have weak properties such as autonomy, social ability, reactivity, proactivity, temporal continuity and goal orientedness as well as strong properties such as mobility, benevolence, rationality, collaborative ability and adaptivity. Past and current projects include knowledgeable agents, text mining, text categorization, question/answering, biomedical Information Retrieval systems, Welsh-English translation, believable agents (e.g. chatbots), and artificial life agents.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24 months

PhD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
pg-admissions@informatics.bangor.ac.uk
Phone
01248 382683