CS 3610

Artificial Intelligence

Fall 2018

Instructor: Dr. Ben Schafer

Check here frequently for announcements, assignments, changes to the schedule, etc.

 
Date Pre Class Reading Session Links and Announcements Assignment
8/20   Session 1 - Introductions Assign: HW0
8/22   Session 2 - How do we define AI? Due: HW0
8/24 Read Section 1.1-1.5
Skim sections 1.6-1.9
Session 3 - Various ways to consider AI  
8/27 Read Chapter 2 Session 4 - Introduction to Agents that Search  
8/29   No Class  
8/31   Session 5 - More with Search  
9/3 No Class    
9/5   Session 6 - Video Lecture and short activity Assign In-Class Activity
9/7   Session 7 Assign HW1
9/10 Guest Lecture    
9/12 Read Chapter 3 Session 8 - Informed Search - Greedy  
9/14   Session 9 - Informed Search - A*  
9/17   Session 10 - A* and Heuristics Due: HW1
9/19   Exam #1 - Search Algorithms  
9/21 Read Chapter 4 Session 11 - Discuss HW1 and Exam 1
Motivate Search in GamePlaying
 
9/24   Session 12 - MiniMax Algorithm MiniMax Pseudocode Handout
9/26   Session 13 - MiniMax Algorithm  
9/28   Session 14 - Improving Performance and Alpha-Beta Pruning Due: HW1 revisions
Assign: HW2
10/1   Session 15 - Chapter Wrapup  
10/3   Exam #2 - Adversarial Search  
10/5 Read Chapter 5 Session 16 - Introducing Logic Based Agents  
10/8   Session 17 - Propositional Logic Agents  
10/10   Session 18 - More Propositional Logic  
10/12   Session 19 - Predicate Logic Agents Due: HW#2
10/15   Session 20 - More with Predicate Logic

Assign: HW#3

My tester for HW#2

10/17   Session 21 - Prolog Due: HW#3
Assign: HW #4
10/19 Read Chapter 10 Session 22 - Intro to Learning  
10/22   Session 23  
10/24   Session 24 Due: HW#4
10/26   Session 25 Assign: HW5
10/29 Read Chapter 11 Session 26 - Neural Networks  
10/31  

Session 27

 
11/2  

Session 28

Log Table I will give you on Exam #3

Due: HW5
11/5   Session 29  
11/7   Exam #3 - Logic and Machine Learning  
11/9 Read Chapter 12 Session 30 - Additional Search Techniques  
11/12   Session 31 - Genetic Algorithms  
11/14 Read Chapter 14 Session 32 - Planning Assign: HW6
11/16   No Class - Work on HW6  
11/26   Session 33 - Building STRIPS actions  
11/28   Session 34 - Practice with STRIPS Due: HW6
Assign: HW7
11/30   Session 35- How a Plan is built

 

12/3   Session 36- Due: HW7
12/5   Exam #4 - GA and Planning  
12/7   Hand out Take Home Final  
12/10   Final Exam