Week 1: Journal Questions
Answer the following questions for Wednesday's reading:
- Describe in your own words the philosophical split in AI
between symbolic and subsymbolic
- Which approach (symbolic or subsymbolic) dominated the
field early on? Which approach is dominating the field now?
Why should we embrace AI's "anarchy of methods"?
Answer the following questions for Friday's reading:
- Characterize each of the following task environments in
terms of the envrionment properties listed across the top Figure
2.6 on page 47 of Russell and Norvig:
- Playing soccer
- Playing tic-tac-toe
- Which of these environment properties do you think is most
difficult for AI to handle? Why?
If you have any questions about the reading, be sure to add them to the end of your journal entry.