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Course Description: The student will learn the terminology and methods used in a variety of artificial-intelligence (AI) areas. These topics will be covered: history of artificial intelligence, search techniques, knowledge representation. In addition, one or more of these topics will be covered: expert systems, uncertainty, case-based reasoning, neural networks, vision, robotics. The student may use various AI tools, Lisp, and/or Prolog for AI projects. Prerequisite: CS352. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes:At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Discuss the history of artificial intelligence.
2. Use and trace various search algorithms.
3. Describe knowledge representation techniques.
Course Assessment: There will be a term paper on one subject related to AI. This paper will be presented to the class during the final class session. A final examination will cover the readings and discussions. Discussions will be held in class and online.
Grading: Term Paper: Total 300 points
Thesis statement: 25 points
Outline: 50 points
Rough draft: 50 points
Final Paper: 75 points
Presentation: 100 points
Final Exam: 200 points
450-500 points: A
400-449 points: B
350-399 points: C
300-349 points: D
Under 300 points: F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments will be assessed a minimum of one letter grade per week late. An assignment which is late 2-7 days will be considered a week late.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: August 23: Chapter 1: Introduction
August 30: Chapter 2&3: Intelligent Agents & Searching
September 6: Chapter 3&4: Searching and Informed Search, Thesis statement Due
September 13: Chapter 6: Adversarial Search
September 20: Chapter 10: Knowledge Representation, Outline Due
September 27: Chapter 13: Uncertainty
October 4: Chapter 18: Learning, Rough Draft Due
October 11: Chapter 25: Robotics, Chapter 26: Philosophical Foundations
October 18: Final Paper Due, Final Exam
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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