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|| Lecture Topics
(exact organization still subject to change)
|Coursework & Labs
(courseworks all due Friday at midnight, handed out Tuesdays in Lecture)
& Sensing; Artificial Intelligence & Cognition.
Lecture 1; Lecture 2
|Coursework 1 handed out.||3 Feb|
||Action Selection; Cognitive
Lecture 3; Lecture 4
||Perception & Learning.
Lecture 5; Lecture 6
Evolutionary Algorithms; Design, Learnability, and
Specialised Perception for Robots.
Lecture 7; Lecture 8
|Coursework 1 Due||24 Feb
Agents and Spatial Simulations; Social
Simulation and Social Structure.
Lecture 9; Lecture 10
|Coursework 2 (and 4) handed out||3 Mar
||Netlogo lecture &
Testing and Evidence
Lecture 11; Lecture 12
Believability & Engagement; Multiple
Conflicting Goals: Intro to Game AI
Lecture 13; Lecture 14
||Game AI lecture & labs; Emotions & Intelligence
Lecture 15; Lecture 16
3 handed out
||Robot Beauty Competition
(optional); Culture, Language
& Cognition I
||Tuesday lecture optional
& in 1W 2.34;
Thursday lab mandatory,
Code for Coursework 3 due before lab.
||This year's competition judge is our Vice
Language & Cognition II
Lecture 17 & 18 (double lecture)
fun lab on Tuesday
Coursework 3 writeup due
||Lecture Tuesday only!|
||Mind & Consciousness; Ethics
Lecture 19; Lecture 20
Coursework 4 due (postgraduate only)