| Instructor: Dr. Edward Safenef|
Office: CAMP 129
Office Hours: MW 2-4:00, I also have an open door policy, so feel free to stop by if the door to my office is open
e-mail: [email protected]
Classroom: Snell 118, Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 – 12:15
Web site: www.clarkson.edu/
|Covered topicsIntroduction to Expert SystemsKnowledge RepresentationInference MethodsReasoning under UncertaintyInexact ReasoningExpert System Design / CLIPS<– RETURN TO TOPPrerequisitesInstructor consent|
Required reading Expert Systems Principles and ProgrammingGiarratano & Riley. PWS Publishing Company 1998 ISBN 0-534-95053-1Additional reading assignments will contain links to papers. Additional reading assignments will contain links to papers.
Grading PolicyThe course will have two exams and a project. Each student is expected to do homework assignments, respond to in-class quizzes and submit the final project with a written report on the topic as agreed upon by the student and the instructor. The final grade will be determined on a 0 to 100 scale as follows:
Exam 1 – 25%
Final exam – 25%
Final Project — 25%
Homework/Quizzes – 25%Grade: A (100-90), B (89-80), C (79-70), D (69-60), F (59-0).
Fractional grades will be rounded, i.e. 89.4 is 89, 89.5 is 90.
Homework policyYou are required to do all homework and turn it in on time. Late homework will not be accepted, except with a prior excuse from the instructor.The homework is expected to be an individual work. If two or more students’ homework are similar/identical, the homework score will be divided by the number of party involved).Expect to present some of your homework assignments in class.The particular home work assignments will specify additional requirements.
Final ProjectA course project will be assigned during the semester. <– RETURN TO TOP
QuizzesOccasionally, a reading assignment based on a research paper will be given to the class. Normally, a quiz will follow the reading assignment to verify students’ understanding of the material.
AttendanceAttendance is required. It will be very difficult or impossible to pass this course without attending the class. Missed quizzes can not be made up unless the student has a formal written excuse or prior approval by the instructor. <– RETURN TO TOP
f during the semester you have ANY question regarding the class, homework, etc. please contact the instructor!