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Artificial Intelligence

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-241

Formerly listed as: COSC-24

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Faculty

Scott P. Alfeld (Section 01)

Description

An introduction to the ideas and techniques that allow computers to perform intelligently. The course will discuss methods of adversarial game playing and of solving general problems using heuristic search.  It will also discuss the design of agents that learn either from experience or from a provided dataset. The course will cover both theoretical aspects of AI and practical considerations such as noisy sensor readings. Three class meetings per week.  Offered in alternate years.

Requisite: COSC 112. Fall semester.  Professor TBA.

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Fall 2015