Class 
Date 
Topic 
Reading 
Homework 
Comments 
1  Th 8/30  Introduction  Ch. 1, McCarthy article, Lisp Ch. 1  HW1(PW) out  Fibonacci
example in Lisp
Slides (ppt); Slides (html) 
2  Tu 9/4  Agents/Lisp  Ch. 2, Lisp Ch. 2, Graham
article
Useful website: http://www.apl.jhu.edu/~hall/lisp.html 
Slides (ppt)  
3  Th 9/6  Problem solving as search;
uninformed search; Lisp 
Lisp Ch. 3  Nested
find example in Lisp
Slides (ppt) 

4  Tu 9/11  Uninformed search  Ch. 3.13.6, Lisp handout  HW1 due; HW2(PW) out  CLASS CANCELLED 
5  Th 9/13  Informed search  Ch. 4.14.4 (except material on constraints)  See 9/6 slides  
6  Tu 9/18  Informed search  Ch. 3.7, 4.2 end, 4.4 end  Student evaluation #1  Slides (ppt) 
7  Th 9/20  Constraint satisfaction  Kumar article; Bartak article  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 

8  Tu 9/25  Constraint satisfaction; search and games  Ch. 5  HW2 due; HW3(P) out  Slides (ppt) 
9  Th 9/27  Game playing  (Ch. 5)  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 

10  Tu 10/2  Representation and reasoning  Ch. 6.16.3  Project proposal due  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 
11  Th 10/4  QUIZ; history of AI  Chronology of AI; Ch. 27  Slides (ppt)  
12  Tu 10/9  Philosophy of AI; propositional logic  Turing article; Searle article; Storrs article; Ch. 6.46.6  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 

13  Th 10/11  Propositional and firstorder logic  Ch. 7  HW3 due; HW4(W) out  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 
14  Tu 10/16  Logical inference  Ch. 9.19.5  Project design document due  Slides (ppt) 
15  Th 10/18  Resolution, logic programming  Ch. 9.69.8, 10.110.3, 10.6  See 10/16 slides  
16  Tu 10/23  The breadth of AI: A lecture on diversity  Readings to be distributed  Slides
(ppt);
3 students 

17  Th 10/25  Planning  Ch. 11.111.7  Slides
(ppt);
3 students 

18  Tu 10/30  Practical planning and execution  Ch. 12, 13  HW4 due; HW5(W) out; student evaluation #2  Slides
(ppt);
2 students 
19  Th 11/1  Practical planning and execution  Slides
(ppt);
1 student 

20  Tu 11/6  Uncertainty  New R&N Ch. 13 (replaces old Ch. 14)  Initial working system due  Slides
(ppt);
2 students 
21  Th 11/8  Probability and Bayes nets  New R&N Ch. 14.114.3 (replaces old Ch. 15)  Slides (ppt)  
22  Tu 11/13  Bayes net inference  New R&N Ch. 14.414.8 (replaces old Ch. 15)  Slides (ppt);
1 student 

23  Th 11/15  Knowledge engineering  Ch. 8, 11.8  HW5 due; HW6(W) out  Slides (ppt);
2 students 
24  Tu 11/20  Learning  Ch. 18  Slides (ppt);
2 students 

25  Th 11/22  THANKSGIVING  
26  Tu 11/27  Symbolic learning; neural networks  Ch. 19.119.5  Draft final report due  Slides (ppt);
2 students 
27  Th 11/29  Bayesian learning  Ch. 19.619.7; new R&N material  Final working system due  See 11/27 slides 
28  Tu 12/4  Knowledgebased and unsupervised learning  Ch. 21.121.2; additional readings to be distributed  2 students  
29  Th 12/6  Perception and vision  Ch. 24  HW6 due  3 students 
30  Tu 12/11  Robotics  Ch. 25  Final report due  2 students 
  ??  FINAL EXAM 