Professor: Christopher K. Riesbeck
Office: Room 328, The Institute for the Learning Sciences (ILS), 1890 Maple
Avenue (corner Maple and Emerson).
Office hours: 9 am -- 5 am, by appointment.
Phone: (708) 491-7279
Common Lisp with CLOS (Common Lisp Object System)
- Required text:
- Artificial Intelligence Programming, 2nd ed., by
Charniak, Riesbeck, McDermott and Meehan.
- Recommended text:
- Paradigms in Artificial Intelligence
Programming by Peter Norvig
- FTP area for Lisp code:
- aristotle.ils.nwu.edu pub/c25/
- Lecture notes:
Candidates: Macintosh Common Lisp 2.0, Allegro Common Lisp for PC's, Kyoto
Common Lisp with PCL, CLISP for PC's with PCL
All work should be submitted by email to email@example.com. Only working
code should be submitted.
- Lisp programming techniques and tools:
- macros, data-driven programming,
functional programming, object-oriented programming, debugging tools
- AI programming techniques:
- backtracking, (extensible, compilable)
pattern matchers, deductive retrieval
Code will be critiqued, not graded. Your grade will be based on how much you do
and how much you've learned.
There is a project, but no final.
The default project is to build a modular GBS (Goal-based Scenario) engine.
A Lisp project for another course/project may be used, but approval must be