A computer. (Image courtesy of Philippe Ramakers and stock.xchng.)
This course features a set of downloadable problem sets in the assignments
section and a bibliography of assigned readings in the readings
section. In addition, student projects are featured in the projects
This course covers the development of programs containing a significant amount of knowledge about their application domain. The course includes a brief review of relevant AI techniques; case studies from a number of application domains, chosen to illustrate principles of system development; a discussion of technical issues encountered in building a system, including selection of knowledge representation, knowledge acquisition, etc.; and a discussion of current and future research. The course also provides hands-on experience in building an expert system (term project).