Tik-79.230 Foundations of Agent-Based Computing

Spring 1999 (Spring 2000, Spring 1998)

This course covers architectures, implementation technology and applications of agent-based systems.

[Program] *** [Seminar] *** [Examinations] *** [Project Assignments]

Program (tentative)

Timetable and topics of lectures:
January 19: Lecture 1
Brief introduction, no tutorial this week
January 26: Lecture 2
Intelligent agents, no tutorial this week
February 2: Lecture 3, Tutorial 1 (solutions)
February 9: Lecture 4, Tutorial 2 (solutions)
Probabilistic reasoning systems
February 16:
February 23:
No lecture this week, introduction to Project Assignments (see below)
March 2: Lecture 5, Tutorial 3 (solutions)
Making simple decisions
March 9: Lecture 6, Tutorial 4 (solutions)
Making complex decisions
March 16: Lecture 7, Tutorial 5 (solutions)
Learning from observations
March 23:
No seminar presentations today
March 30:
Seminar presentations: Lindholm, Siponen and Korkea-aho
April 6:
Easter vacation
April 13:
Seminar presentations: Mäkelä, Jussila and Mattsson
April 20:
Seminar presentations: Johnson, Silander and Tauriainen
April 27:
Seminar presentations: Lehtonen and Tarkkala
May 4:
May 11:
Project assignments due, presentations and demos



Project Assignments

The project assignments are based on the RoboCup software platform for playing soccer in a simulated environment. The deadline for project assignments is May 11.

Latest update on December 15 by Tomi Janhunen