Fall 1999 Programming Under Uncertainty

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Class is over; we had fun! Here's some information on the final projects. We didn't have a camera the first day, so not all projects have photos. Thanks to Lenore for getting many of these photos together.


Dynamically changing syllabus:
Date Topic
TUE AUG 31 Course Intro
THU SEP 2 Reactive Control
TUE SEP 7 Lego Intro
THU SEP 9 Subsumption
TUE SEP 14 Behavior Based
THU SEP 16Floyd
TUE SEP 21 Light Wanderer Demos
THU SEP 23 Evaluation Functions
TUE SEP 28 Value Functions
THU SEP 30 Markov Decision Processes
TUE OCT 5 Reinforcement Learning
THU OCT 7 RL: Exploration
TUE OCT 12Fall Break
THU OCT 14 RL: Demos
TUE OCT 19 Genetic Algorithms
THU OCT 21 Project discussions
TUE OCT 26 Midterm
THU OCT 28 Hidden Markov Models
TUE NOV 2 Probability Programming
THU NOV 4 Rhino
THU NOV 11 Game Theory
TUE NOV 16 Prisoner's Dilemma
THU NOV 18 Vision
TUE NOV 23 Competitive Analysis
THU NOV 25Thanksgiving Break
TUE NOV 30Mobile Computing
THU DEC 2Robot Videos
TUE DEC 7Project Presentations I
TUE DEC 9Project Presentations II
MON DEC 13Final (9am-noon)


Michael L. Littman


Luis Villa Dan Mills Robot lab phone number: 660-6581 (2nd floor fish bowl)

Meeting Times

TTH 9:10, D243.

Reading Materials

Will be photocopied for distribution.


Programming experience at the level of 100 and a willingness to try something a bit different!


Class grade will be based on:


Modified: Thu Oct 14 20:44:48 EDT 1999 by Michael Littman, mlittman@cs.duke.edu