Supervisor's Name: Joseph Vybihal
Supervisor's Email: jvybihal [at] cs.mcgill.ca
Supervisor's department: Computer Science
Course number: COMP 396 (Computer Science)
Term: Fall 2015-2016
Project start date: Friday, September 4, 2015
Project end date: Monday, December 7, 2015
Project title: Prometheus AI
Project description (50-100 words suggested): Development of a first iteration integrated AI reasoner following cognitive science models of thinking and reasoning about the physical world. Application area in robotics and animal simulations.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Weekly participation in lab meetings, 10% ; A working Java program, 40% ; final report, 50%.
Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.
How students can apply / Next steps: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.