Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.

Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.

Course content

This is a secondary topic in logic. The course focuses on the relationship between truth and evidence, and goes through many basic concepts. Several applications of logic in computer science are being reviewed.

Learning outcome

After finishing IN4070, you´ll be able to:

  • account for basic concepts such as fulfillment, validity, proof, consistency, health and completeness.
  • explain the distinction between and the relationships between structure (syntax) and content (semantics) for logical languages, especially statement logic and first order logic.
  • provide evidence in and argue for correctness for formal evidence systems (calculations) for statement logic and first order logic.
  • explain selected traditional and modern information applications of logical languages.
  • explain and perform rewrites between different logical languages based on first-order logic

Admission to the course

Students admitted at UiO must apply for courses in Studentweb. Students enrolled in other Master's Degree Programmes can, on application, be admitted to the course if this is cleared by their own study programme.

Nordic citizens and applicants residing in the Nordic countries may apply to take this course as a single course student.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures for international applicants.


Overlapping courses


4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of group lectures each week. Completion of mandatory assignments is required. Read more about requirements for submission of assignments, group work and legal cooperation under guidelines for mandatory assignments.


4 hours written digital exam. All mandatory assignments must be approved before you´re allowed to take the exam.

It will also be counted as one of your three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses: INF3170 – Logic (continued)IN3070 – Logic, INF4170 – Logic (discontinued)INF4171 – Logic (continued), IN318, SLI310

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

If the course is taught in English, then it will only offer the exam paper in English

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Sep. 18, 2020 10:15:09 AM

Facts about this course

Teaching language
Norwegian (English on request)