Form a team for the programming assignments and contents.
(Teams of tree people are
strongly preferred, but teams with two
or four people are okay if there are good reasons.)
name for your team. Be creative. (Some team names from the past: The
Resolutionaries, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Team Camembert, and my personal
Genesereth.) Decide what platform you will
be using, i.e. what hardware and what program
+20 points for successfully aligned with a
team by the end of lecture.
points for selecting Michael Genesereth as your team name.
Consider the state machine model
for games. Cite a commercial game that cannot be
in this way and briefly explain why.
+30 points for identifying a game that violates an assumtion we are using in
this class, e.g. a game with a continuous state space:
"A game like basketball can not be readily modeled by a state machine because
each player's position is defined on a continuous specture
and hence would need an
infinite number of states to encode all the positions that the players could be
(Delusions of Adequacy)"
+15 points for well thought out responses that didn't quite
Multi-Player Games without Communication
Multi-Player Games with Communication
|Simultaneous Moves||Diplomacy/Bughouse Chess||World of
Moves||Diplomacy/Bugbouse Chess||Go Fish||
- Rubik's Cube
- World of
- Bughouse Chess
- Go Fish
- Speed (card game)
+2 points for each correct answer for a total of 20 points.
Diplomacy and Bughouse Chess were accepted in two different positions.
+30 for a reasonable and
insightful response accompanying the details of the game.