Computer Sciences Dept.

CS 540 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Section 2
Spring 2018


CS 540 Syllabus

WeekStartingTopicsReadings
11/22IntroductionChapters 1 and 2
21/29Uninformed search3.1 - 3.4
32/5Informed (heuristic) search3.5, 3.6
42/12Local search: Hill-climbing, simulated annealing4.1
52/19Game playing, genetic algorithms5.1 - 5.3, 5.5
62/26Unsupervised machine learning, k-nearest-neighborsML introduction, 18.1, 18.2 18.8.1
73/5Decision trees, constraint satisfaction18.3, 18.4, 6.1 - 6.4
83/12Midterm exam 3/15
93/19Neural networks18.6.3, 18.6.4, 18.7
3/26SPRING BREAK
104/2Deep learning, Support Vector MachinesDeep learning paper, 18.9, SVM paper
114/9Probabilistic reasoning: Uncertainty13
124/16Probabilistic reasoning: Bayesian networks14.1, 14.2, 14.4, Bayesian Network paper
134/23Speech recognition15.1 - 15.3, 23.5, HMM tutorial
144/30Computer vision18.10

 
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