University of Minnesota
CSci 4511W: Artificial Intelligence
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Schedule*   

This is an approximate schedule. It will be updated as the class progresses.

Week
Week Of
Topics
Lecture Materials
Readings
Exams Due
1 Jan. 21
Introduction: HI!
1/23 Ch. 1-2
 
 
2 Jan. 28
Agents, Problem Solving and Search
1/28 Particles.java
*Class canceled Jan. 30*
Ch. 2-3
 

3 Feb. 4
Search and Heuristics
2/4 nqueens.py
2/6
Ch. 3-4
 
HW 1, Sunday Feb. 10 at 11:55 P.M.
4 Feb. 11
Other search algorithms
2/11
2/13
Ch. 4
 
Writing 1, Sunday Feb. 17 at 11:55 P.M.
5 Feb. 18
Game playing
2/18
2/20
Ch. 5

HW 2, Sunday Feb. 24 at 11:55 P.M.
6 Feb. 25
Game playing
2/25
2/27
Ch. 17.5
 
 
7 March 4
Constraint satisfacation
3/6 Ch. 6
Midterm 1, Monday March 4
Covers chapters 1-4
previous year exam
Writing 2, Sunday March 10 at 11:55 P.M.
writing2sample.zip
8 March 11
Propositional logic
3/11
3/13
Ch. 7
 
HW 3, Sunday March 24 at 11:55 P.M.
  March 18
Spring Break
 
 
 
 
 
9 March 25
First-order logic
3/25
3/27
Ch. 8
 
Writing 3, Sunday March 31 at 11:55 P.M.
writing3sample.zip
10 April 1
Inference in logic
4/1
4/3
Ch. 9
 
HW 4, Sunday April 7 at 11:55 P.M.
11 April 8
More logic
4/8
4/10
Ch. 9
 
12 April 15
Planning
4/17 Ch. 10
Midterm 2, Monday April 15
Covers chapters 5-7 and 17.5
previous Midterm 2
Writing 4, Sunday April 21 at 11:55 P.M.
13 April 22
More planning
Ch. 10
 
HW 5, Sunday April 28 at 11:55 P.M.
14 April 29
Knowledge Representation
Ch. 12
 
Writing 5, Sunday May 5 at 11:55 P.M.
15 May 6
Extra topics & review

TBA
16 May 13
Finals Week
 
 
Final Exam,
Saturday May 11,
10:30am - 12:30pm

Keller 3-210 (normal classroom)
Project due Tuesday May 14 at 11:55 P.M.
Sample projects with grade