6.034 Artificial Intelligence

Fall 2006

Graphic depicting evolution of man to computer.
Somewhere, something went wrong. (Anonymous.)

Course Highlights

This course features interactive demonstrations in the tools section which are intended to stimulate interest and to help students gain intuition about how artificial intelligence methods work under a variety of circumstances. A complete list of assignments which focus on the application and science aspects of artificial intelligence is also presented.

Course Description

6.034 is the header course for the department's "Artificial Intelligence and Applications" concentration. This course introduces students to the basic knowledge representation, problem solving, and learning methods of artificial intelligence. Upon completion of 6.034, students should be able to: develop intelligent systems by assembling solutions to concrete computational problems, understand the role of knowledge representation, problem solving, and learning in intelligent-system engineering, and appreciate the role of problem solving, vision, and language in understanding human intelligence from a computational perspective.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .jnlp, .scm, and .zip.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Patrick Henry Winston

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

One session / week
1 hour / session




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