Language as a Complex Adaptive System

Time: 

First semester, Friday, 14:00-16:00 (AI-lab 10G725, building G, tenth floor)

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Description: 

In this course, some of the milestones in symbolic Artificial Intelligence programming will be discussed, mainly based on the book Paradigms in Artificial Intelligence Programming, case studies in common lisp by Peter Norvig.

Material that will be covered includes:

  • Common Lisp
  • Pattern matching and unification
  • Search and GPS (the "General Problem Solver")
  • Introduction to (symbolic) natural language processing and dialog with a machine ("Eliza")
  • Introduction to Symbolic Mathematics
  • Introduction to Logic Programming

Examination: 

There will be programming assignments as well as an oral examination.

Material: 

You can download all slides here.