schedule on this page is often subject to change. In 2014 in particular, the course has had to be radically revised due to Spring Break occuring after term (please complain to your student reps about this!)
This page is provided as a resource, mostly so you can find lecture notes and problem sets. There is also a moodle page associated with this course, which contains forums & is where you submit your coursework.
|| Lecture Topics (exact organization still
subject to change)
||Coursework & Labs
& Sensing; Artificial Intelligence & Cognition.
Lecture 1; Lecture 2
|Coursework 1 described in lecture.||3 Feb|
||Action Selection; Cognitive
Lecture 3; Lecture 4
|Coursework 1 handed out.||10 Feb
||Perception & Learning.
Lecture 5; Lecture 6
and Evolutionary Algorithms; Design,
Learnability, and Specialised Perception for Robots.
Lecture 7; Lecture 8
Agents and Spatial Simulations; Social
Simulation and Social Structure.
Lecture 9; Lecture 10
||Hypothesis Testing and
Evidence; Multiple Conflicting
Goals: Intro to Game AI
Lecture 11; Lecture 12
Lecture 13 & 14 (double lecture)
Believability & Engagement
||Lecture Monday only!|
||Emotions & Intelligence
|Coursework 2 due
Mandatory lab Thursday
||Lecture Friday only!|
|| Mind &
Lecture 17; Lecture 18
fun lab on Tuesday
"Friday" lecture Thursday 10:15 CB 3.16
||No anything on Friday.
Coursework 3 due (postgraduate only)