Computer Science 2000:
Collaborative and Emergent Behavior
Lecture Outline (Tentative)
- Introduction (modeling of natural phenomena; symbols, systems, and languages) (3 lectures) [Brown]
- Chaos and Fractals (4 lectures) [Brown]
- Logic (Computer and Human Reasoning) (6 lectures) [Kolokolova]
- Mobile Computing and the Internet (4 lectures) [Brown]
- Robotics (robot architectures; swarm robotics) 4 lectures) [Wareham]
- Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (4 lectures) [Wareham]
- Epilogue: Where to from here? (1 lecture) [Brown / Kolokolova / Wareham]
||Wed, Jan 25
Wed, Feb 8
Wed, Feb 29
Wed, Mar 14
Wed, Mar 28
|In-class tests (5)
||Tue, Jan 31
Thu, Feb 23
Thu, Mar 8
Thu, Mar 22
Thu, Apr 5
- Up to an extra 10% term marks can be obtained by writing an essay on a theme from
the course (see intructors for details).
- Students must submit all lab exercises; lab attendance is encouraged
but is not required.
- Marks for a missed lab (with appropriate documentation) will be obtained as follows:
75% from the associated module's test and 25% averaged over the remaining labs.
- Marks for a missed test (with appropriate documentation) will be obtained as follows:
75% from the associated module's lab and 25% averaged over the remaining tests.
- Marks for a missed module lab and test (with appropriate documentation) will be
made up via a student-written essay on that module (see instructors for details).
Mitchell, M. (2009) Complexity: A Guided Tour. Oxford University Press.
Created: October 28, 2011
Last Modified: December 7, 2011