Remaining Presentations

Posted by: 300ta | February 23, 2015

I apologize for mismanaging the timing of blog presentations last class (Feb 12), leaving five of you without a chance to present. I will make time available for each of you to present at your convenience, including tomorrow, Feb 24, for those who want to get it done as soon as possible. Let me know [...]

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Survey and Blog Reminders

Posted by: 300ta | February 12, 2015

Here is the link to the survey we mentioned at the end of class today. Please complete it, as it is a great opportunity for members of the COGS community to voice their opinions and affect change in the future of the program. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12YYMUH0QJckDli__tOpKpIdEgtUIk-pdgsc5VQsxbkI/viewform?c=0&w=1 Also, we’ve noticed that many of you have not commented on each [...]

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Presentation assignment dates

Posted by: 300ta | January 21, 2015

I’ve randomly assigned slots on Feb 12, April 7 and April 9 for your in-class presentation (of your blog). Find them on the course’s Connect wiki, titled Subject Map on the home page. Note that you can add or edit pages, but only edit the Presentations pages in case you and a consenting fellow student [...]

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Coordination Game Tournament Results

Posted by: 300ta | January 13, 2015

  Here are the results from today’s Coordination Game tournament. These are the average score (over 10 rounds) for each of the 4 pairings. Human-Human did better than Computer-Computer pairs. Very surprising: computer-human pairs did much better than either! The mean score for 4 phases was 30.8; the max was 39 — congratulations to (avatar) [...]

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Quiz Grades on Connect

Posted by: 300ta | January 8, 2015

I’ve posted today’s quiz grades to connect, so check to see that the clicker -> grades connection has worked in your case.    

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Connect & Quizzes

Posted by: 300ta | January 7, 2015

The class Connect site is now available. Quiz grades will be posted there after each class. We will have a quiz on Newell and Simon tomorrow; please submit your candidate questions to the class Piazza site (signup here). I also posted (and emailed  you) a sample question, showing the folder for posting questions for tomorrow. [...]

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NPD Results

Posted by: 300ta | January 6, 2015

Here are the results of the N-Player Prisoner’s Dilemma tournament. There were more cooperators (14 to 13) but this means the defectors got higher scores (82 to 39). Choosing D gets 5 for each C and 1 for each (other) D; C gets 3 for each (other) C and 0 for each D.

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Labs will meet first week

Posted by: 300ta | January 3, 2015

There will be labs this week on Monday (Jan 5)  and Wednesday (Jan 7). L01: Monday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, COGS LAB (basement Friedman) L02: Wednesday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, COGS LAB (basement Friedman)  

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First Class

Posted by: 300ta | January 2, 2015

Please bring your i>clicker to class on Tuesday 6 Jan. We will need them for a game, an experiment, and to test some software.

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Robot Ethics Survey

Posted by: 300ta | January 14, 2014

We will discuss the Robot Ethics Survey in class on Jan 22.  You are invited to take this survey here. When asked for a class passcode, use: robots to identify yourself as a member of our class; the survey is otherwise anonymous. Participation in the survey  is not required for the course and is not [...]

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