Lec # Topics
1 Winston reflects on the first 50 years
2 Turing suggests test for success
3 Minsky lays out steps toward creating AI
4 Ullman explains streams and counter streams
5 Brooks denies value of representations
6 Feldman and Ballard argue for connectionism
7 Marr speaks to what constitutes good work
8 Minsky predicts important role for perception
9 Ullman confronts top-down-bottom-up issue
10 Rao offers explanation for acquisition of visual routines
11 Kirby offers insight into emergence of syntax
12 Borchardt focues on transitions
13 Jackendoff grounds out in the world
14 Yip and Sussman use sparse spaces to model learning of phonological rules
15 Lenat builds machine accessible encyclopedia
16 Spelke determines what infants find surprising
17 Borchardt tells all
18 Vaina and Greenblatt attack trees; Sutherland calls for courage
19 Geiger argues that dyslexics see too much; Bizzi explains what the frog's brain tells the frog's leg
20 Spelke demonstrates role of language in reorientation; Wilson demonstrates possible role for sleep
21 Sur rewires brains
22 Guest: Jerome Lettvin; Also, Lettvin explains what the frog's eye tells the frog's brain
23 Yuret lays a foundation for language semantics
24 Gentner recalls the importance of analogy
25 Assignment / End Game
26 Assignment, parts I & II / End Game
27 Makeup assignment I
28 Makeup assignment II