Syllabus for COMP-765: Advanced Topics Systems 2
(Planning Algorithms)


General Information

Where:Trottier building, Room 3070
When:Tues / Thurs, 10:00-11:30am

Instructors:Joelle PineauSue Whitesides
Office:McConnell 106N.McConnell 303 / 318
Phone:514-398-5432.514-398-7071 x00071
Email:jpineau "at" cs.mcgill.casue "at"
Office hours:Thurs. 11:30-1:30.To be determined.

Teaching assistant:To be determined.

Class web page:

Course Description

This course will cover a broad spectrum of planning algorithms, including motion planning, discrete planning, planning under uncertainty, and decision-theoretic planning The course will be relevant to researcher in robotics, AI, algorithms, computational geometry and computer graphics

Course Outline

Recommended Textbook

Class Format

The course will be a mix of lectures, discussions and student presentations. Students will be evaluated based on the following:

Grading Policy

Assignments should be submitted in class on the due date. Late assignments will be accepted up to 48-hours after the due date, subject to a -25% penalty.

All assignments and projects are individual. You are encouraged to consult your colleagues to discuss class material and papers, but assignments will be prepared and submitted individually. You are expected to properly acknowledge all sources (including online resources).

McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offenses under the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see for more information).