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Jan 18  Carbonell  Introduction to AI and Problem Solving, Administrivia 
Jan 20  Carbonell  Basic search methods: DFS, BFS, HC, HS, ... 
Jan 25  Carbonell  Advanced search: Goal Reduction, MEA, A* ... Homework 1 handed out 
Jan 27  Cohn  Gametree Search, AB pruning, Game Theory 
Feb 1  Cohn  Constraint Satisfaction & Scheduling Homework 1 Addendum Additional handouts: Sadeh and Fox background reading, Article about Sanjiv Sidhu (please see Jennifer McGuiggan in NSH 4517 for copies) 
Feb 3  Carbonell  Propositional and Predicate Logic 
Feb 8  Carbonell  Unification and Resolution in Logic 
Feb 10  Carbonell  Representing Knowledge Beyond firstorder Logics and Taxonomy diagram Homework 1 due Homework 2 handed out 
Feb 15  Carbonell  Natural Language Processing 
Feb 17  Carbonell  KnowledgeEngineering and RuleBased Systems 
Feb 22  Cohn  Probabilistic Reasoning 
Feb 24  Cohn  Bayes Networks Homework 2 due 
Feb 29  Cohn  Bayes Nets & Midterm Review 
Mar 2  **Midterm Exam** Solution 

Mar 7  Carbonell  Information Retrieval: Vector Space Models Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 
Mar 9  Cohn  Naive Bayes and Introduction to Machine Learning 
Mar 14  Cohn  Decision Trees Homework 3 handed out 
Mar 16  Cohn  Model Selection 
Mar 21  Carbonell  Other Supervised Learning and Applications 
Mar 23  Cohn  Neural Networks Homework 3 optional early hand in (for 10% extra credit) on March 24, 2000 at 4:30 in NSH 4517 Miniproject (homework 4) launched 
Mar 28  **Spring break**  
Mar 30  **Spring break**  
Apr 4  Carbonell  Clustering and Unsupervised Learning Homework 3 due for real 
Apr 6  Liam Pedersen  Robotics Antarctic Meteorite Search 
Apr 11  Cohn  Optimization: Multivar HC, Simulated Annealing,... 
Apr 13  Cohn  MDPs and Reinforcement Learning 
Apr 18  Cohn  MDPs and Reinforcement Learning 
Apr 20  Schneider  Enrichment lecture: Optimization in Industry 
Apr 25  No Lecture  
Apr 27  Greg Aist  Enrichment lecture: Speech Understanding Miniproject due 
May 2  Jaime Carbonell  Ethics Talk 
May 4  Selected students  Presentation of MiniProjects 
Note: Recitations will be scheduled on an asneeded basis, e.g. a few days before each homework is due, or to review a difficult topic, if there is sufficient demand as judged at the end of class.