Fall 2011

Artificial Intelligence

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-241

Formerly listed as: COSC-24


John E. Rager (Section 01)


An introduction to the ideas and techniques that allow computers to perform intelligently. The course will discuss methods of representing knowledge and methods of solving general problems using heuristic search.  It will also discuss the design of algorithms that learn and generalize from experience.  Other topics will be chosen to reflect the interests of the class and may include: communicating in English, game playing, probabilistic reasoning, planning, vision and speech recognition, computers modeled on neurons, and the possibility and implications of the existence of non-human intelligence. Three class meetings per week. Offered in alternate years.

Requisite: COSC 112. Fall semester. Professor Rager.

COSC 241 - L/D

Section 01
M 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM SMUD 207
W 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM SMUD 207
F 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM SMUD 207


Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2017, Fall 2019, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024