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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CSC 340
Title Artificial Intelligence
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites CSC215 and CSC260


This course studies the theory and application techniques which allow a computer to ""behave intelligently"". Various operational definitions of intelligence are discussed, along with the concept of ""mechanized intelligence"". The course includes case studies of expert systems which solve engineering design problems, diagnose disease, and learn from their environment via natural language and/or visual interaction with a user. The role of planning, goal formation, search analysis and evaluation, and various forms of representation will be discussed extensively. Three lecture hours per week.