6.871 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Knowledge-Based Applications Systems


Introduction and Background
1 Course Organization; Spirit of the Undertaking

2 Tell it What to Know; Search

The Spirit and Pragmatics of KBS
3 Origins of KBS: MACSYMA and DENDRAL

4 Application Analysis Case Study: Case Introduction

5 Application Analysis Case Study: Class Discussion Reading summary 1 due
6 Rule-Based Systems Reading summary 2 due
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Paradigms
7 Semantic Nets Reading summary 3 due
8 Logic Problem set 1 out

Reading summary 4 due

9 Frame-Based Systems Reading summary 5 due
10 Uncertain Reasoning, Models of Rationality

11 Blackboards Problem set 1 due

Project proposal due

12 Pragmatic Issues in Knowledge Acquisition Reading summary 6 due
13 Summary of Knowledge Representation Reading summary 7 due
Problem Solving Paradigms
14 Causal Reasoning Reading summary 8 due
15 Model-Based Reasoning Problem set 2 out

Project progress report 2 due

16 Case-Based Reasoning Reading summary 9 due
17 Reasoning with Constraints Problem set 2 due

Reading summary 10 due

18 Reasoning about Physical Systems Reading summary 11 due
Research Issues
19 Human Intelligence Project Project report 3 due
20 Common Sense

21 Learning

22 Ontologies and Data Mining

Project Presentations
23 Project Presentations and Discussion

24 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.)

25 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.)

26 Project Presentations and Discussion (cont.) Term project report due

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2005
Learning Resource Types
notes Lecture Notes
group_work Projects with Examples
assignment Problem Sets
assignment Activity Assignments