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Covered topics

Prerequisites

Required reading

Grading policy

Homework policy

Final project

Quizzes

Attendance

EE562, Fall 2004 

Knowledge-based systems

 Instructor: Dr. Edward Sazonov
Office: CAMP 129
Office Hours: MW 2-4:00, I also have an open door policy, so feel free to stop by if the door to my office is open
e-mail: esazonov@clarkson.edu
Phones: 3914
Classroom: Snell 118, Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 12:15
Web site: 
www.clarkson.edu/~esazonov/classes/ee562

Covered topics

    • Introduction to Expert Systems

    • Knowledge Representation

    • Inference Methods

    • Reasoning under Uncertainty

    • Inexact Reasoning

    • Expert System Design / CLIPS

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Prerequisites

Instructor consent

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Required reading

Expert Systems Principles and Programming

    Giarratano & Riley. PWS Publishing Company 1998 ISBN 0-534-95053-1

    Additional reading assignments will contain links to papers.

 Additional reading assignments will contain links to papers.

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Grading Policy

The course will have two exams and a project. Each student is expected to do homework assignments, respond to in-class quizzes and submit the final project with a written report on the topic as agreed upon by the student and the instructor. The final grade will be determined on a 0 to 100 scale as follows:

Exam 1 25%
Final exam  25%
Final Project -- 25%
Homework/Quizzes 25%

Grade: A (100-90), B (89-80), C (79-70), D (69-60), F (59-0).
Fractional grades will be rounded, i.e. 89.4 is 89, 89.5 is 90.

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Homework policy

You are required to do all homework and turn it in on time. Late homework will not be accepted, except with a prior excuse from the instructor.

The homework is expected to be an individual work. If two or more students' homework are similar/identical, the homework score will be divided by the number of party involved).

Expect to present some of your homework assignments in class.

The particular home work assignments will specify additional requirements.

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Final Project

A course project will be assigned during the semester.

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Quizzes

Occasionally, a reading assignment based on a research paper will be given to the class. Normally, a quiz will follow the reading assignment to verify students' understanding of the material.

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Attendance

Attendance is required. It will be very difficult or impossible to pass this course without attending the class. Missed quizzes can not be made up unless the student has a formal written excuse or prior approval by the instructor.

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f during the semester you have ANY question regarding the class, homework, etc. please contact the instructor!


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 Last Updated:
08/25/03

Contact the instructor at: esazonov@clarkson.edu