The robot Leo. (Image courtesy Andrea Lockerd and Guy Hoffman.)
This class includes a complete set of lecture notes
, which consist of critiques of the week's readings
by the students. A sampling of the final projects
is also included.
This course examines the issues, principles, and challenges toward building machines that cooperate with humans and with other machines. Philosophical, scientific, and theoretical insights into this subject will be covered, as well as how these ideas are manifest in both natural and artificial systems (e.g. software agents and robots).
*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.