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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 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
Location: Avery Hall, Room 108.

Make-up Class/Recitation: Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Location: Avery Hall, Room 20.

Instructor:   Prof.  Berthe Y. Choueiry
      Office location: Room 360, Avery Hall,
      Office hours: Wednesday/Friday 1:30-2:30 p.m. or by appointment.

TA:   Grad TA Mr. Shant Karakashian
      Office location: Room 123D, Avery Hall
      Office hours: @ Student Resource Center on Wednesdays 9:00--10:00 a.m. or by appointment.

For quick response, email us on Piazza. Your message will be forwarded to both TA (if any) and instructor.

Textbooks (check the bookstore):

  • Required: Artificial Intelligence, A Modern Approach (AIMA), Third Edition, by Russell & Norvig.
  • Required: LISP, 3rd Edition; (LWH). Winston & Horn.
  • Optional (recommended): Common Lisp, the Language. Guy Steele.

Last modified: Fri Jan 27 06:06:27 CST 2012