Logic and Time

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module will introduce the students to ideas and problems related to the logical and temporal aspect of persuasive systems. During the course of the module, the students will engage in lectures and discussions on argumentation and temporal logic and in lectures on the basic logical and temporal aspects of persuasive systems.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

In the module the students will acquire knowledge of:

  • Theories of argumentation and formal logic, including temporal logic

  • Aspects of time in persuasive systems, including ideas of branching time

Skills

In the module the students will acquire skills in:

  • detecting logical and temporal aspects of persuasive systems

  • observing and analysing problems in relation to aspects of logic and time in persuasive systems

Competences

In the module the students will acquire competences in:

  • taking an analytical, reflective and critical approach to the use of logic and ideas of time in persuasive systems;
  • engaging in an interdisciplinary collaboration on basic problems related to logic and time in a specific context;

  • identifying own learning needs and structuring own learning in relation to the use of basic notions of logic and time.

Exam

Exams

Name of examLogic and Time.
Type of exam
Written exam
The test should be carried out within 3 days. The student should produce a report on a given problem related to logic and time in persuasive systems. The report may not exceed 10 pages.
ECTS10
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentIn the evaluation of the examination performance, the grade 12 will only be awarded for an excellent performance displaying a high level of command of all aspects of the relevant material, with no or only a few minor weaknesses.

Facts about the module

Danish titleLogik og tid
Module codeKAINFOAR179
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS10
Language of instructionDanish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Communication and Digital Media
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities