Instructor: Eric Eaton
Monday/Wednesday 1:00-2:15 pm, ITE 233
12/11: The final tournament results are now posted on the project website.
Congratulations to the four teams that tied!
9/24: Since many of you have other classes during my original office hours,
I've decided to move my Wednesday office hours to make myself more available
to you. The new schedule will be: Monday 2:30pm-3:30pm and Wednesday 11:30am-12:30pm.
9/19: I've updated the homework 2 assignment with information on how to turn
in your code to cs471 hw2 using submit. It must be submitted by 1:00pm on the
due date (the start of class), otherwise it is considered late.
8/29: Everyone currently enrolled in the course has been added to the mailing
list. If you haven't received a welcome message from the list, you need to
subscribe manually as described in the syllabus.
8/29: Our room assignment has changed to ITE 233. Same time, better place. The syllabus and website have been updated to reflect the move.
8/28: Welcome to AI! As things change on the website, I'll post updates here.
Offices: ITE 220, ITE 339. (I will be in ITE 220 during my scheduled
office hours. If you need to find me other times, you can find me in my
research lab, ITE 339.)
Office Hours: Monday 2:30pm-3:30pm, Wednesday 11:30am-12:30pm in
ITE 220, and by appointment.
Aaron Curtis (Teaching Assistant)
Office: ITE 353 (ext 5-8963)
Office Hours: TuTh 1:00-2:00pm
CLISP, a public-domain implementation
of Common Lisp that is installed on the department's Unix machines (/usr/local/bin/clisp).
You can also download it for Linux, Windows, or Mac (I've never tried the
Mac version, so let me know if you get it to work!).
The Weka Machine Learning Toolkit,
a widely-used open-source ML toolkit built in java. You should download your own copy for
either Linux, Windows, or Mac. Since it's java, you can download it to your home
directory on the UMBC systems and run it.
The AMS maintains several widely used extensions of LaTeX. The amsmath package provides just about every math symbol you can imagine, and more.
Simplified LaTeX, a beginner's guide with a nice tutorial section at the beginning.
In order to run LaTeX on your own computer, you will need to install TeX
and LaTeX. A number of freeware and shareware implementations are
available. You can look through the CTAN or LaTeX Project websites above for
pointers. If you're running Windows, you might want to try the MikTeX
implementation. Excellent LaTeX-friendly text editors for Windows include WinEdt or