Lecture #2 was an introduction to agents
Notes are available in two formats.
This lecture covered Chapter 2 of the textbook. You should read through Chapter 2 in detail.
The reading assignment for next week is:
S. Franklin and A. Graesser, "Is it an agent, or just a program?: A taxonomy for autonomous agents", in Intelligent Agents III, Springer Verlag, LNAI1193, (J. P. Mueller, M. J. Wooldridge and N. R. Jennings, eds.), 1997.Copies will be distributed in class.