CS486/686 - Textbook

The textbook for CS486/686 is Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (2nd Edition), Prentice Hall, by Russell and Norvig.  This will be the main reference for the course.  Readings in the textbook are assigned for every lecture in the course schedule.

There are many other references for specialized areas of Artificial Intelligence.  Although we won't be using the following references in the course, you are encouraged to consult them if one topic particularly interests you: