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CPSC 567: Foundations of Multi-Agent Systems - General Information


Instructor:

Jörg Denzinger
Email: denzinge@cpsc.ucalgary.ca Phone: (403) 220-5574
Office: ICT 752 Office hours: M 11:00 - 13:00 or by appointment
Lectures: MWF 10:00 - 10:50 in TRB 102

General Remarks:

This course shares lectures and some assignments with the basic graduate course on Multi-Agent Systems, CPSC 609. Please make sure that your are not confusing the different assignment and assessment schemes!


News:

Apr 28, 2004:     I have marked the Final and graded the reports. You find these grades as well as your course grade here.
Apr 7, 2004:     I have prepared a list of questions that you should go through in preparation for the Final.
Nov 6, 2003:     Course web site started.

Description of the course

The course covers the following topics:
Modeling of agents; properties of multi-agent systems; communication between agents; interaction and cooperation concepts; forming and maintaining organizations; competitive agent environments; example systems.
If time permits, we will also look into learning in multi-agent systems.

The prerequisite for this course is CPSC 457, the basic course on Operating Systems (why should become clear during the course). There are also strong ties to Artificial Intelligence (so having taken CPSC 533 definitely does not hurt), but we will introduce the necessary concepts from AI in this course.


to an explanation of the assessment of the students taking the course.

Last Change: 28/4/2004