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Introduction

20 January
Introduction
Course Website
27 January
History, Hype & Reality
Solving the Riddle of AI
AI for Dummies
Markoff, Preface & ch. 4
Machine Learning
Lecture Slides
Lecture Slides
3 February
AI & Communication
Computing Machinery & Intelligence
AI & Communication
The Chinese Room
Lecture Slides
Presentation
10 February
Algorithms
Algorithms Are Taking Over
How Algorithms Shape Our World
A World Run on Algorithms?
*Algorithm Exercise
Lecture Slides
Presentation

AI & Communication Applications

17 February
Machine Translation
Weaver Memo
Hacking Cyberspace ch. 4
Inside Google Translate
Lecture Slides
Presentation
Presentation
24 February
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Contextual Understanding by Computers
RadioLab-Talking to Machines
Socialbot Turing Test
Lecture Slides
2 March
Building Chatterbots
PandoraBot QuickStart
PandoraBot Tutorial
*Chatterbot Exercise
Lecture Slides
9 March
Siri & NLP
Markoff ch. 8
Siri-ously? Free Speech Rights & AI
Adavnces in NLP
Lecture Slides
16 March
Spring Break
No Class Meeting
23 March
Social Robots
Humans, Animals & Robots
Jibo - Promotional Video
Cynthia Breazeal - TED Talk
Lecture Slides
Presentation

Social Opportunities & Challenges

30 March
Machine Ethics
Morals and the Machine
Machine Question, ch. 1
Lecture Slides
Presentation
6 April
Machine Ethics
Markoff, ch. 2
Ethics of Self-Driving Cars
Implementing Moral Decision Making
Lecture Slides
13 April
Robot Rights
Machine Question, ch. 2
When Will We Worry About Robots?
Lecture Slides
20 April
Technological Unemployment
Markoff, ch. 3
How Robots are Taking Over
Are Droids Taking Our Jobs?
Will Your Job Be Done by a Machine?
Lecture Slides

Course Conclusion

27 April
Robot Apocalypse
How To Survive the Robot Apocalypse
Course Evaluation
Final Exam Study Guide
Lecture Slides
4 May
Conference
Study for Final
No Class Meeting
11 May
Final Examination