Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (CMPSC 370)

Fall 2016

Lecture, Discussion and Group Work Session: Alden 101, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1:30pm to 2:20pm

Laboratory Session: Alden 101, Tuesdays 2:30pm to 4:20pm

Course Resources:

  • Course Schedule and Readings

  • Course Syllabus

  • Course Slack channel for questions, discussions and other communication.

  • Bitbucket repository, a cloud-based course repository for obtaining the latest course materials from the instructor and for submitting assignments.

  • Sakai page for viewing course grades and accessing online quizzes and exams

  • Instructor Office Hours

    • Required Textbook: "Artificial Intelligence: Foundations of Computational Agents." Alan Mackworth and David Poole , 2010. The book is available under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canada License or for purchase through Cambridge University Press.
      Recommended Textbook: "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach." Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig. Third Edition, 2016.

      Along with the required books and handouts, you will be assigned to read additional articles from a wide variety of conference proceedings, journals, and the popular press.

      The description of the course:

      A survey of the theory, computational techniques, and applications of artificial intel- ligence. Topcis include agents, knowledge representation, machine learning, general problem solving, natural language processing, neural networks, evolutionary computation, computer vision, robotics, and philosophical questions. One laboratory per week. Offered in alternate years.