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COMP_SCI 396, 496: Companion Cognitive System Studio

Quarter Offered

None ;

Prerequisites

Strong Common Lisp experience (e.g. COMP_SCI 325 or equivalent) and strong AI background (ideally both COMP_SCI 344 and COMP_SCI, but at minimum at least one of them) are required, plus permission of the instructor.

Description

This course enables students to tackle building new cognitive systems based on the Companion cognitive architecture being developed at Northwestern, which incorporates analogical reasoning and learning, a large knowledge base, natural language understanding, and sketch understanding. It will be taught studio-style, with intensive hands-on work and group projects.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Ken Forbus