CS540 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

CS540 section 1, Fall 2021
Department of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin–Madison


Schedule (Subject to Change)

Date Topic Reading materials Assignments
Tuesday, Sept 14 Course Overview Slides,
Python Crash Course (self-study)
HW1 Released
Thursday, Sept 16 Probability Slides, Slides with Quizzes
Tuesday, Sept 21 Statistics and Linear Algebra Review Slides, Slides with Quizzes HW1 Due; HW2 Released
Thursday, Sept 23 Introduction to Logic Slides, Slides with Quizzes
Tuesday, Sept 28 Natural Language Processing Slides, Slides with Quizzes HW2 Due; HW3 Released
Thursday, Sept 30 Machine Learning: Introduction Slides, Slides With Quizzes
Tuesday, Oct 5 Machine Learning: Unsupervised Learning I Slides, Slides With Quizzes HW3 Due; HW4 Released
Thursday, Oct 7 Machine Learning: Unsupervised Learning II Slides, Slides With Quizzes
Tuesday, Oct 12 Machine Learning: Linear Regression Slides, Slides with Quizzes HW4 Due; HW5 Released
Thursday, Oct 14 Machine Learning: K - Nearest Neighbors & Naive Bayes Slides, Slides with Quizzes
Tuesday, Oct 19 Machine Learning: Neural Network I (Perceptron) Slides, Slides with Quizzes HW5 Due; HW6 Released
Thursday, Oct 21 Machine Learning: Neural Network II Slides, Slides With Quizzes
Tuesday, Oct 26 Machine Learning: Neural Network III Slides, Slides With Quizzes
MIDTERM EXAM: Thursday, Oct 28
Tuesday, Nov 2 Machine Learning: Deep Learning I Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes
Thursday, Nov 4 Machine Learning: Deep Learning II Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes HW6 Due; HW7 Released
Tuesday, Nov 9 Review and Discussion on Neural Networks and Deep Learning Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes
Thursday, Nov 11 Search I: Un-Informed search Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes
Tuesday, Nov 16 Search II: Informed search Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes HW7 Due; HW8 Released
Thursday, Nov 18 Advanced Search and Review on Search Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes
Tuesday, Nov 23 Game I Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes HW8 Due; HW9 Released
Thursday, Nov 25 Happy Thanksgiving! (No class)
Tuesday, Nov 30 Game II Slides, Slides with Quizzes and Notes
Thursday, Dec 2 Reinforcement Learning I HW9 Due; HW10 Released
Schedule below is tentative
Tuesday, Dec 7 Reinforcement Learning II
Thursday, Dec 9 Review on Game and Reinforcement Learning
Tuesday, Dec 14 Ethics and Trust in AI HW10 Due
FINAL EXAM: TBD