At the end of Session 2, I posted a bunch of resources for topics that interested people. It’s only fair that I post these for you all as well. Singularity “Where Am I” by Daniel Dennett “Three Arguments Against the Singularity” by Charlie Stross “The Coming Technological Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era.” [...]


Some of the resources I mentioned in class: Visualizing how Haar features work in detecting a face: See previous posts for “Who Am I” by Daniel Dennett and “Three Arguments Against the Singularity” by Charlie Stross. For the pages on Singularity: The original paper: “The Coming Technological Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era.” [...]

Autonomous Helicopter

The page of videos that I showed in class are here. The page also has the publications that go into more detail about how the helicopters were trained. Go watch and read these in your free time!

Final Project Times!

Morning 9:00 – Josh/Malachi – Bayesian Networks 9:30 - Alex/Anish – AI in Chess 10:00 – Kwisoo/Fenchao/Hari – Web data mining 10:45 – Sam – Robot Perception 11:00 – Hunter/Kendrick – SLAM Robotic localization Afternoon 12:30 - Tommy – Question Answering 12:45 – Martin/Mike – Genetic Algorithms 1:15 – Pratul – NLP, parsing 1:30 – DJ – [...]

Jessa’s Email

Hi everyone, Jessa Lee, today’s guest in class, has provided her email if any of you have any questions for her. jess…

Wednesday Lecture Topics

If you’re interested in some topic that hasn’t been covered yet, and won’t likely be covered by either a lecture or a final presentation, put it in a comment below!

Solution to Lab 10′s Probability Challenge

This is the solution to Lab 10. II.3. A few of you asked for it, so here it is! For the first part, we first calculate the probability of at least one person picking his/her hat back up. We’ll let be the event that the ith person picking up his/her hat. We can bound the [...]

Getting Awesome at Eclipse

Hey all! As promised, here’s the handout with tips on how to use Eclipse more effectively. Some tips will be more useful than others. Eclipse Tips

Code Submission Instructions

Code Submission Instructions

Take these simple steps! (1) Find your folder with your .java files. This is your workspace folder if you check the “Copy projects into workspace” checkbox when importing. Otherwise, it is just in the original folder from where you imported the code. (2) Zip this folder. You can do this by Ctrl-clicking, and selecting “Compress [...]

Updated Eclipse Instructions

Updated Eclipse Instructions

Apologies for having bugs in the import instructions. The following should be correct. If your downloaded projects are in a .zip folder, double click to unzip. Open Eclipse. Choose a workspace location that you can identify as your own. Your workspace will contain all your code as well as Eclipse settings. If you have a [...]