Introduction and Background
1 Course Organization; Spirit of the Undertaking
2 Tell it What to Know; Search
The Spirit and Pragmatics of KBS
3 Origins of KBS: MACSYMA and DENDRAL
4 Application Analysis Case Study: Case Introduction
5 Application Analysis Case Study: Class Discussion Reading summary 1 due
6 Rule-Based Systems Reading summary 2 due
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Paradigms
7 Semantic Nets Reading summary 3 due
8 Logic Problem set 1 out

Reading summary 4 due
9 Frame-Based Systems Reading summary 5 due
10 Uncertain Reasoning, Models of Rationality
11 Blackboards Problem set 1 due

Project proposal due
12 Pragmatic Issues in Knowledge Acquisition Reading summary 6 due
13 Summary of Knowledge Representation Reading summary 7 due
Problem Solving Paradigms
14 Causal Reasoning Reading summary 8 due
15 Model-Based Reasoning Problem set 2 out

Project progress report 2 due
16 Case-Based Reasoning Reading summary 9 due
17 Reasoning with Constraints Problem set 2 due

Reading summary 10 due
18 Reasoning about Physical Systems Reading summary 11 due
Research Issues
19 Human Intelligence Project Project report 3 due
20 Common Sense
21 Learning
22 Ontologies and Data Mining
Project Presentations
23 Project Presentations and Discussion
24 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.)
25 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.)
26 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.) Term project report due