CS 497: AI Planning and Decision Making

**Information on Sciribing:**

- Each student will be asked to typeset the lecture notes from a specified week.
- This will only be performed for the first half of the class (not for the paper discussion weeks).
- Since there are more students than weeks, each week will be covered by more than one student.
- The notes should be typeset using LaTeX if possible, to make it easier to keep consistent notation.
- You may borrow any of the previous LaTeX files as a template to make formatting easier.
- Need help with LaTeX? Ask google. If that doesn't help, then ask me.
- In addition to whatever happens to be written on the board, please try to include additional interpretations or interesting comments made in class. It would be very helpful if you can come up with your own example of a concept discussed in class.
- The notes for a given week will be due by the end of the following week.
- Please e-mail me a tex file, any figures, and a ps or pdf file that is printable/viewable by a standard tool such ghostview or Acroread.
- Do you use windows and are not familiar with LaTeX? You can find MikTex at http://www.miktex.org It is a free TeX compiler for windows that supports LaTeX and compiling into DIV and PDF. It is best to download WinEdt, which works seamlessly ontop MikTex. Download WinEdt at http://www.winedt.com. WinEdt is a very easy to figure out graphical latex editor. It works for many other extentensions of Tex too. WinEdt works and looks like Microsoft Word. It is really easy to open and edit a LaTeX document in WinEdt. Once open, just edit and compile by clicking on the LaTeX icon below the file menu. If you want to do LaTeX on your windows box, especially if you don't know LaTex, this is a nice way to go. (Info provided by Matt Vagnoni)
- If you like, you may have a copy of the pages from the hand-written notebook that I use in lecture, on the week that you are scribing.
- Please place your name and the lecture dates on the first page of your notes.