As mentioned in class, the takehome midterm is to write a short paper (4-5 sides) which applies the material we have covered so far to the problem of soccer-playing robots.

In particular, what I want you to do is to take one of the approaches to desigining/specifying/implementing single autonomous agents that we have studied, and write a paper which applies it to the design/specification/implementation a soccer playing robot.

So, for instance, you might choose the subsumption architecture and draw out a set of AFSMs describing what modules you would need and what their interactions were, or you might choose to use BDI and then describe the beliefs, desires, intentions and so on of such an agent.

Whatever you choose to do, you should also explain why you made the choice (why it seemed more appropriate than other alternatives) (and, of course, there is no best answer), and what the pros and cons are of the choice you made (compared with the alternatives).

You should aim to hand this in next week (November 4th).