Updated Resources Page, Still Marking!…

Posted by: 303ta | April 3, 2014 | no comments

Second last day of class! I’ve added to the Resources page a link to a talk by Hamming (discussed in class on Tuesday). Be sure to check it out below: RESEARCH QUESTIONS: Video of R.W. Hamming giving a talk on how to enhance one’s ability to function as a problem solver of complex technical issues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1zDuOPkMSw Otherwise, [...]

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CSS Elections/BBQ, Updated Lecture Slides

Posted by: 303ta | March 20, 2014 | no comments

Lecture slides have been posted for next week. Quizzes will be returned on Tuesday, and we will be having Target Article 1-A presentations for the majority of the class. **** The Cognitive Systems Society is having its end of year BBQ at the COGS lab next Friday, March 28th! We’ll be having unlimited food and [...]

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Debate Scores, Updated Resources

Posted by: 303ta | March 16, 2014 | no comments

Hi everyone, debate marks have been sent out. If you haven’t seen them or didn’t receive an email, let me know. As a side note, lecture slides have been posted for this week. The resources page has been going through some updates! Some links are there discussing creativity, critical thinking, and how to study and [...]

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Target Article 1 Posted, Debate Topics

Posted by: 303ta | March 6, 2014 | no comments

Target Article 1-A and 1-B have been posted on the Target Article page. Debate V Topics: Teams who are debating must send me their preferences by March 6, 2014 midnight. 1. The increasing need to specialize makes it difficult for researchers of different areas of cognitive systems to influence each other. 2. AI systems can [...]

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Lecture Slides Posted, Critique Registration

Posted by: 303ta | February 27, 2014 | no comments

Hey class, hope you had a good midterm. I’m always an email away if you want to discuss how it went. Lecture slides for March 4/6th have now been posted. I also want to mention a new link added to the Resources page discussing the role of chance (Lecture 2.6) in research and perception! Here’s [...]

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Midterm Study Session

Posted by: 303ta | February 14, 2014 | no comments

MIDTERM STUDY SESSION: There will be a midterm study session after the reading break. I’ve asked the Cognitive Systems Society to be sure to provide some (free!) pizza for us to enjoy as well. Be sure to have reviewed all the readings before coming to the midterm session. WHEN: Tuesday, February 25th WHERE: BUCH B319 WHEN: 6:30-8:30PM [...]

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Quiz Makeup Marks slide posted

Posted by: 303ta | February 11, 2014 | no comments

The Quiz Makeup Marks slide has been posted in the Course Information page. Essays submitted from Thursday (February 6) will be returned marked this Thursday (February 13). See you then!

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New Code Names + Class Social

Posted by: 303ta | February 8, 2014 | no comments

Important: if you haven’t received your new code name, please email me right away. We’ll be using these for your third essay. On a more exciting note…. Ron and I would like to cordially invite you (after the reading break) out for a class social! Typically we go to Mahoneys to have a few drinks [...]

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Essay 3B Posted, Debate 2 Results

Posted by: 303ta | February 6, 2014 | no comments

Essay 3B has now been posted in the Essays page. ***** Debate results from Tuesday are now here! Group scores are rounded to the nearest tenth of a point. Note: Bonus scores are included, and were calculated by the following: “Team assigned extra mark depending on fraction of class that believes they won (e.g., if [...]

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Lecture Notes/Essay Topic Posted

Posted by: 303ta | January 30, 2014 | no comments

Lecture slides for next week and Essay 3A instructions have been posted. Good luck to everyone for debates next week!

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