CS 175: Project in Artificial Intelligence, Winter 2020

Work in a team to develop an artificial agent interacting with Minecraft, Duckietown, or ColosseumRL. Use reinforcement learning or other machine learning algorithms to train your agent to perform an interesting task.

General information

  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30–1:50pm
    • No discussion on Fridays, we’ll use that time to meet project teams
  • Location: Physical Sciences Classroom Building (PSCB) 120
  • Instructor: Prof. Roy Fox
    • Office hours: Fridays 9–11am, DBH 4064
  • Teaching Assistant: Julian Collado, colladou at uci.edu
  • Announcements and forum: Piazza Class
    • First and best option for asking questions outside of class or office hours
    • Feel free to answer other students’ questions, initiate RL and project related discussions, etc.
    • Use private messages in Piazza to communicate with course staff

Resources

Schedule

(subject to changes)

Week Tuesday Thursday
(1) Jan 6 Introduction Platforms
(2) Jan 13 Reinforcement Learning Deep RL
Assignment 1 due
(3) Jan 20 – no lecture – – no lecture –
(4) Jan 27 – no lecture –
Project proposal due
– no lecture –
Assignment 2 due
(5) Feb 3 – no lecture – – no lecture –
(6) Feb 10 – no lecture – Short lecture: progress reports
(7) Feb 17 – no lecture – Progress report due
(8) Feb 24 – no lecture – – no lecture –
(9) Mar 2 – Super Tuesday – Short lecture: final report
(10) Mar 9 Project presentations Project presentations
  Final project report due  

Assignments