AI Resources page

The Chapter 11 notes including the pop algorithm are now available in postscript format.

there is a decent introduction to tkinter on the pythonware page. It should get you up and running quickly. I found the canvas widget to be of use in this lab.
a good place to get tcl/tk is from active state. this gives you a windowing library to use with python
On the python website there is a page with some good links to sites to help you learn python

The website for your book has a link to coded versions of many of the algorithms in actual programming languages.