CS 116 -- Artificial Intelligence
Spring,
2004
Course Schedule
(updated 4/23/2004)

Course Week
and lecture notes
Topics Assignments
1. Jan 12-16
Course overview; intro to AI; intro to Lisp;

2. Jan 19-23
Mon: Martin Luther King Day; Lisp; Agents and worlds; Neural networks, Genetic programming;
hw1 (due Wed); readings for Fri: Techno Sapiens; Converting Matter into Mind
3. Jan 26-30
Lisp; Search
hw2 (due Mon); read Ch1 of Copeland; Project proposals
4. Feb 2-6
Search
hw3 (due Wed); Ch 2 analysis
5. Feb 9-13
Propositional Logic
Ch 3 analysis
6. Feb 16-20
Mon/Tues: Presidents Holiday; Knowledge representation and  Reasoning; hw4 (due Wed); Ch 4 analysis
7. Feb 23-27
Predicate Logic; Fri evening, Minority Report (7pm)
First project deliverable; Ch 5 analysis
8. Mar 1-5
Mid-term (Mon.)
Ch 6 analysis
9. Mar 8-12
Reasoning under uncertainty
Ch 7 analysis
x. Mar 15-19
Spring Recess

10. Mar 22-26
Probabilistic reasoning
Ch 8 analysis
11. Mar 29-April 2
Machine Learning
analysis of: Nagel, What Is It Like to Be a Bat?
12 April 5-9
....; Fri: Easter Recess
Ch 9 Analysis (Wed 2pm); Second project deliverable (Fri 5pm);
13 April 12-16
Mon: Easter Recess; Communication and Integration Ch 10 analaysis
14 April 19-23


15 April 26-30
Project presentations: Monday: Kerby, Chris P., Ryan, Mike; Wednesday: Joe, Brad, Kevin, Dave, Rob; Friday: James, Dustin, Chris R., Jesse
Final Term Project, due 5pm (WebCT); Eden Contest deadline, Friday, 4/30, 5pm
16 May 3-6
Final Exams