Autonomous and Adaptive Systems 2019-2020


The goal of this module is to provide a solid introduction to the design of autonomous and adaptive computing systems from a theoretical and practical point of view. Topics will include principles of autonomous system design, reinforcement learning, game-theoretic approaches to cooperation and coordination, bio-inspired systems, complex adaptive systems, and computational social systems. The module will also cover several practical applications from a variety of fields including but not limited to distributed and networked systems, mobile and ubiquitous systems, robotic systems, and vehicular and transportation systems.

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The next lecture will be on 30 March 2020 at the regular times. It will be delivered online through Teams as in the previous weeks.

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Introduction to the Course

Introduction to Intelligent and Autonomous Agents

Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

Multi-armed Bandits

Monte Carlo Methods

Temporal Difference Learning

Introduction to Deep Learning I

Introduction to Deep Learning II

Last updated: 30 March 2020.