CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The combination of increasing computational power, off-the-shelf resources, and steady scientific progress in AI and Cognitive Science has lead to a revolution in the kinds of AI systems that can be built. This seminar will explore the state of the art in AI systems that capture larger constellations of human cognitive abilities and the problems that lie ahead in creating human-level AIs. Extensive reading, writing, and discussion will be required, as well as a term project.

PREREQUISITES: EECS 348 or equivalent AI course, plus at least one other AI course.