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General Information

Prereq: CSCE310, Data structures and algorithms.

Course description: Introduction to the basic principles, techniques and tools now being used in the area of computational. Lecture topics will include problem solving, knowledge representation and reasoning, search, expert systems, and planning and action. More advanced topics may be included depending on class interests and performance. Programming will be done in Common Lisp using Allegro Common Lisp (ACL) and its programming environment.

Lectures: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 11:30 p.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Location: Avery Hall, Room 118.

Make-up Class/Recitation: Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Location: Avery Hall, Room 28D and Room 109.

Instructor:   Prof.  Berthe Y. Choueiry
      Office location: Room 123B, Avery Hall,
      choueiry AT, tel: (402)472-5444.
      Office hours: Monday/Wednesday 12:30-01:30 p.m. or by appointment.

TA:   Mr. Jamie Schirf
      email: jschirf AT
      Office location: Room 123A, Avery Hall
      Office hours: @ Student Resource Center on Tuesday, Thursday 5:00-6:00 p.m. and Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m.

For quick response, email  Your message will be forwarded to both TA and instructor.

Textbooks (check the bookstore):

  • Required: Artificial Intelligence, A Modern Approach (AIMA), Second Edition, by Russell & Norvig.
  • Required: LISP, 3rd Edition; (LWH). Winston & Horn.
  • Optional (recommended): Common Lisp, the Language. Guy Steele.
Last modified: Wed Feb 13 08:54:24 CST 2008