Computer Sciences Dept.

CS 540 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Section 2
Spring 2017


CS 540 Syllabus

WeekStartingTopicsReadings
11/16IntroductionChapters 1 and 2
21/23Uninformed search3.1 - 3.4
31/30Informed (heuristic) search3.5, 3.6
42/6Local search: Hill-climbing, simulated annealing4.1
52/13Game playing, genetic algorithms5.1 - 5.3, 5.5
62/20Constraint satisfaction, Unsupervised machine learning6.1 - 6.4, ML introduction, 18.1, 18.8.1
72/27Machine learning: Decision trees, Neural Networks18.2 - 18.4, 18.6.3, 18.6.4, 18.7, Deep learning paper
83/6Midterm exam 3/9, Machine learning: Support Vector Machines18.9, SVM paper
93/13Probabilistic reasoning: Uncertainty13
3/20SPRING BREAK
103/27Probabilistic reasoning: Bayesian Networks14.1, 14.2, 14.4, Bayesian Network paper
114/3Probabilistic reasoning: Bayesian Networks
124/10Speech recognition15.1 - 15.3, 23.5, HMM tutorial
134/17Computer vision18.10
144/24Logical reasoning: Propositional logic7.1, 7.3 - 7.5
155/1Logical reasoning: First-order logic8.1 - 8.3

 
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