This is Babak Esfandiari's Spring/Summer 2016 Software Agents course web site.
: The (optional) third course assignment is now available! 
: The RoboCup project is now available!
: The second installment of CourseAssignments is now available!
objectives: after this course, students should be able to:
prerequisite: understanding of basic discrete math (propositional logic, set theory, basic probability), good knowledge of a programming language, preferably Java.
- build simple agents and multi-agent systems using basic AI concepts
- read and understand most of the research material in the field of software agents
books: this course uses a certain number of SoftwareAgentBooks.
outline: (the official course outline can be found here: ) (see the week-by-week AgentOverview to see how we actually will proceed)
And Romelia Plesa's presentation on BDI architectures , Natalia Villanueva-Rosales presentation on the Semantic Web 
- Mondays and Wednesdays 6-9pm room ME 4236
- Office hours: an hour before class
- will most probably count for 50% of the final grade
- the number and nature of assignments will depend on the number of students enrolled.
- will count for the other 50% of the final grade.
- the project topics will depend on the number of students enrolled.
For their contribution, help...: (in chronological order of contribution) Ramiro Liscano, Olivier Boissier, Sanjay Chandrasekharan, Vladimir Tosic, Dwight Deugo, Tom Gray, Steve Marsh, Michael Weiss, Tony White, Andre Vellino, Neal Arthorne, Kevin Lam, Shawn Henry, Michael Floyd, Natalia Villanueva-Rosales, Romelia Plesa, Edgar Acosta, Parthy Chandrasekaran.
Carleton University's health and safety standard notice: please consult http://www.sce.carleton.ca/courses/health-and-safety.pdf
(last edited June 1, 2016)
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