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CS 221

Artificial Intelligence: Principles and Techniques

  • autumn

3 - 4 units

Letter or Credit/No Credit

Artificial intelligence (AI) has had a huge impact in many areas, including medical diagnosis, speech recognition, robotics, web search, advertising, and scheduling. This course focuses on the foundational concepts that drive these applications. In short, AI is the mathematics of making good decisions given incomplete information (hence the need for probability) and limited computation (hence the need for algorithms). Specific topics include search, constraint satisfaction, game playing, Markov decision processes, graphical models, machine learning, and logic. Prerequisites: CS 103 or CS 103B/X, CS 106B or CS 106X, CS 107, and CS 109 (algorithms, probability, and programming experience).


  • LEC

    • Monday Wednesday 1:30:00 PM - 2:50:00 PM @ NVIDIA Auditorium with Stefano Ermon Percy Liang

      May be taken for 3 units by graduate students.

  • DIS

    • Thursday 4:30:00 PM - 5:20:00 PM @ 320-105

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