INF5170 – Master seminar in logic

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

The master seminar in logic treats topics in logic, knowledge representation and automatic reasoning. The themes will vary from semester to semester depending on the participants and their interests. Modal and non-classical logics are central themes. The seminar alternates with the seminar in intelligent data. 80% participation is mandatory.

Learning outcome

The participants will get a better understanding of one or more subjects in the field and get opportunity to write essays or present theoretical material.


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The participants present litterature, research and own work.


80% attendance and an essay or presentation defined by the seminar leader. General information about the examination.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

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.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.


It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.

Facts about this course






Spring and autumn

This course will not be given spring 2016


Spring and autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)