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  • May 21, 2006
    The FINAL EXAM is Monday May 22, 10.30am-12.30pm, in room 214 NE.
    As with the midterm, you may bring one page of notes (8.5" x 11", two sides, any size font).
    As with the midterm, no electronic devices are allowed. Cellphones, pagers, etc must be turned off and stored in backpacks or other bags.
    The final will emphasize the material on the syllabus since the midterm, namely: logic, planning, probabilistic models and artificial life. The final will also contain questions about the robotics programming and NQC. Finally, the final will include questions from the midterm where the whole class did poorly; in particular, review midterm questions: 3 (definition of weak methods), 6 (definition of path cost function), 17 (major contributors to AI), 18 (agent environment characteristics), 20 (production system), 23 (means-end analysis).

  • May 3, 2006
    Homework #4 has been posted. It is due Monday May 15.
    Click here for hw4.

  • April 24, 2006
    I have posted the PROJECT #2. It is due on WEDNESDAY MAY 17, the last day of class.

  • April 24, 2006
    I have posted the STRIPS paper.

  • April 23, 2006
    The code for the tron game has been posted. It will be needed for the second project, which will be posted on or about April 26.

  • April 9, 2006
    Homework #3 has been posted. It is due Wednesday April 26.
    Click here for hw3.

  • March 25, 2006
    I have posted some papers that may help you understand some of the more recent materials we have covered in class:

  • March 20, 2006

  • March 13, 2006
    Robotics Lab schedule is available here.
    NOTE that I wrote down the wrong room number in class today (sorry!). The CORRECT room is 5301 Ingersoll. Use the middle elevator :-)

  • March 12, 2006
    Homework #2 has been posted. It is due Friday March 24.
    Click here for hw2.

  • March 6, 2006
    NOTE on homework #1:
    For questions 2 and 3, you do not have to write out the ENTIRE search, which would take up many, many levels. Show me how you would start each search. For breadth-first, draw the first 5 levels or 20 states, whichever comes first. For depth-first, draw the first 20 states.

  • March 1, 2006
    Project #1 has been posted. It is due FRIDAY MARCH 31 (DEADLINE EXTENDED).

  • February 22, 2006
    Homework #1 has been posted. It is due Wednesday March 8.
    Click here for hw1.

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    I hope you enjoy the semester and learn many cool and interesting things about the fun and exciting world of Artificial Intelligence!! Please feel free to contact me with any questions and/or concerns. Email is by far the best way to reach me: sklar at

    --Professor Elizabeth Sklar.