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CP5609 - Intelligent Agents and Simulation

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
  • Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (10%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (40%).
Advanced knowledge of Object Oriented programming packages.


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee, Assoc. Professor Roberto Dillon
Lecturer: Dr Da Sheng Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 48 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals (only the first hour of each practical is supervised)
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.