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CPSC 609 Foundations of Multi-Agent Systems - General Information


Instructor:

Jörg Denzinger
Email: denzinge@cpsc.ucalgary.ca Phone: (403) 220-5574
Office: ICT 752 Office hours: TR 14:00 - 15:00 or by appointment
Lectures: TR 15:30 - 16:45 in MS 527

News:

Apr 1, 2010:     Here are the time slots I have available for the oral exams. Please email me at least 3 slots (and your ranking of them)! Available slots (start times):
Apr. 19: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
Apr. 20: 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
Apr. 21: 10:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
Feb 8, 2010:     The deadline for the midterm paper has been extended to February 11, midnight.
Jan 18, 2010:     We have updated the ARES system. Please follow this link to the new version (including improved documentation).
Nov. 18, 2009:     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; learning in multi-agent systems; example systems.

There are no prerequisites for this course. There are strong ties to Artificial Intelligence (so having taken CPSC 433 definitely does not hurt), but we will introduce the necessary concepts from AI in this course.


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Last Change: 1/4/2010