Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

CSE 573 - Artificial Intelligence I - Winter 2021
Mon, Wed 1:30-2:50pm, Zoom Meeting ID: 94606943645
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Instructor: Hanna Hajishirzi
Office hours:Mon 4-5pm
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TA: Aida Amini
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Fri 1-2pm Here is the office hour zoom link
TA: Josh Gardner
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Tue/Thu 2:30-3:30pm Here is the office hour zoom link
TA: James Ferguson
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Wed 3-4pm Here is the office hour zoom link

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Schedule [subject to change!]

Week Dates Topics & Lecture Notes Readings Assignments
1 Jan 4, 6 Introduction ; Search R&N, Ch. 1,2; R&N 3.1-3.4 PS0 No Due Date
2 Jan 11, 13 Informed Search [Annotated] R&N 3.5-3.7, 4;
3 Jan 20 Adversarial Search [Annotated] R&N 5.1-5.5 PS1 Due: Jan 22
4 Jan 25, 27 Expectimax [Annotated] R&N 15-15.3
5 Feb 1, 3 Markov Decision Processes (MDPs) [Annotated] R&N 17 PS2 Due: Feb 5
6 Feb 8, 10 Reinforcement Learning [Annotated] R&N 22.1-22.5 HW1 Due: Feb 10
7 Feb 17 Reinforcement LearningII [Annotated] R&N 22 Project Proposal Due Feb 17
8 Feb 22, 24 Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic [Annotated] R&N 13.1-13.4 Paper Report Due Feb 24
9 March 1, 3 Hidden Markov Models (HMMs) [Annotated] ; HMMs Inference [Annotated] R&N 14.1-14.4 PS3 Due: March 1
10 March 8, 10 Inference in Bayesian Networks ; Neural Networks and Application R&N 13.1-13.4; 20-21 PS4 Due: March 10
HW2 Due: March 12
11 March 15, 17 Finals Project Presentation Due: March 16
Project Report Due: March 18


Programming Assignments

This quarter, we will do The Pac-Man Projects. Please complete the versions listed below, as they differ in places from the originals.

Writing Assignments and Paper Report

Assignments, Discussion Board

Please use Ed for course related questions.

Final Project

Please follow these instructions regarding your final project:

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