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CP5609 - Intelligent Agents and Simulation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

Topics include mathematical simulation methods for complex phenomena, simulation of game environments and AI agent-based simulation techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  • knowledge of current simulation methods: complex phenomena simulation, simulation methods in game design, agent-based and other AI techniques;
  • carry out a project demonstrating at least one of the simulation methods studied in the subject;
  • analyse the capabilities and limitations of simulation methods in terms of their scope of applicability and computing resource constraints.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • The ability to communicate the methodology, results and implications of their research in a manner appropriate to different purposes and audiences.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Advanced knowledge of Object Oriented programming packages.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Lecturer: Professor Ickjai Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (40%).

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