This syllabus is tentative and subject to change.

Date | Links to the lecture pages | Remarks and quick links |
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2/02 | Introduction | Slides: pdf. |

2/04 | Simple linear models | Slides: pdf. Scribe notes: Gelbart Assignment: Homework #1, due 02/23. |

2/09 | R Tutorial (Sean Gerrish). | Slides: pdf. |

2/11 | Cancelled | |

2/16 | Review: linear algebra, probabilities | Lecture notes: pdf pdf Scribe notes: Valentino & Misener |

2/18 | Review: more probabilities | Lecture notes: pdf Scribe notes: Scott |

2/23 | Classification | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: NGuyen Assignment: Homework #2, due |

2/25 | Estimating probabilities | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Persaud |

3/02 | Optimisation | Slides: pdf |

3/04 | Clustering | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Xiang & Yu. |

3/09 | Expectation-Maximization | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Ali Assignment: Homework #3, due 03/30. |

3/11 | Multilayer Networks | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Harrison |

SPRING BREAK | ||

3/23 | Exploratory methods: PCA | Slides: pdf (part I) Scribe notes: |

3/25 | Exploratory methods: CA, MCA | Slides: pdf (parts II-IV) Scribe notes: Tzeneva Assignment: Homework #4, due 04/13. |

3/30 | Generalization and capacity control | Slides: pdf |

4/01 | Support vector machines | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: |

4/06 | Information theory and decision trees | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: |

4/08 | Ensembles | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Lee |

4/13 | Hidden Markov models | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Kroll & Stewart Deadline: Project proposal. |

4/15 | Graphical models | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: |

4/20 | Graph transducers | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: Chai |

4/22 | Feature engineering | Slides: pdf Scribe notes: |

4/27 | Natural language processing and weak supervision | Slides: pdf |

4/29 | Final review | |

5/04 | Poster session | Deadline: Project posters. |

See the lecture pages for pointers to readings, scribe notes, slides, etc.