Prometheus AI - COMP 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Joseph Vybihal

Supervisor's Email: jvybihal [at]

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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.