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Schedule of Lectures

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Week One and two: Introduction to Course Themes

 

Humans and machines, who (what?) are we really?

 

Read: ch 1

 

Turing machine due on monday of week 2.

 

Info on Turing:

 

http://youtube.com/watch?v=g7_WzNzHwJY

 

http://www.turing.org.uk/

 

More detail on Turing machines

 

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/turing-machine/

 

SYNTAX vs SEMANTICS

 

Week Three: Symbol systems

 

Read: ch 2

 

ON SOAR: http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/soar/sitemaker/docs/misc/GentleIntroduction-2006.pdf

 

Week Four: Patterns, contents, and causes

 

Read: ch 3

 

Reflection 1 due

 

Week Five: Connectionism

 

Extra reading to conclude Chapter 4:

 

http://southerncrossreview.org/9/kleist.htm

 

Extra reading in prep for D. Dennett's arrival:

 

For Friday, September 21:

 

http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/papers/freewillforBaerfinal.pdf

 

For Monday, September 24:

 

http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/papers/atheism.pdf

 

Read: ch 4

 

Extra reading:

 

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/connectionism/

 

Week Six: Perception, action, brain

 

Read: ch 5

 

Reflection 2 due

 

Week Seven: Robots and AI

 

Read: Read 6

 

Week Eight: Dynamics

 

Read: ch 7

 

Week Nine: More dynamics

 

Read: extra materials

 

Week 10: Cog Tech: beyond brain

 

Read: ch 8

 

Reflection 3 due

 

Week 11: Consciousness

 

Read: Appendix II

 

Week 12: More consciousness

 

Read: TBD

 

Reflection 4 due

 

Week 13: Ethics

 

Read: TBD

 

Week 14: TBD

 

Reflection 5 due

 

Week 15: TBD

 

Week 16: TBD

 

Week 17: Final paper due on Monday, December 10

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