Fall 2009

Artificial Intelligence

Listed in: Computer Science, 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: Computer Science 12. Fall semester. Professor Rager.


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2009, Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2017, Fall 2019, Fall 2021