The Human Intelligence Enterprise

The Human Intelligence Enterprise

Course Number(s): 

6.803, 6.833




  • Spring 2017

Course Level: 

  • Graduate, Undergraduate

Class Days/Times: 

Mon 9:30am to 11:00am
Wed 9:30am to 11:00am
Mon 11:00am to 12:30pm
Wed 11:00am to 12:30pm

Course Description: 

Analyzes seminal work directed at the development of a computational understanding of human intelligence, such as work on learning, language, vision, event representation, commonsense reasoning, self reflection, story understanding, and analogy. Reviews visionary ideas of Turing, Minsky, and other influential thinkers. Examines the implications of work on brain scanning, developmental psychology, and cognitive psychology. Emphasis on discussion and analysis of original papers. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

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