Algorithms in Nature 02317, Spring 2016

Ziv Bar-Joseph (8006 Gates Hillman Complex, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University) zivbj@cs.cmu.edu

Matt Ruffalo (7715 Gates Hillman Complex, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University) mruffalo@andrew.cmu.edu

 

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Date
Instructor
Lecture Topics
Slides Download
Homeworks
01/11
Matt

Bi-directional studies, overview

Lecture 1
01/13
Ziv

Introduction to biology and algorithms

Lecture 2
01/18
Ziv
No class (MLK day)
01/20
Ziv

Distributed Computing and Regression

Lecture 3 part 1
Lecture 3 part 2
01/25
Ziv

Neural Networks

Lecture 4
PS1 out [Answers]
01/27
Ziv

Optimization and search

Lecture 5
02/01
Matt

Dimensionality Reduction

Lecture 6
02/03
Matt

Non-negative matrix factorization

Lecture 7
02/08
Matt

Genetic Algorithms

Lecture 8
02/10
Matt

Ant Algorithms

Lecture 9
PS1 due, PS2 out [Answers]
02/15
Ziv

Maximum Independent Set (MIS)

Lecture 10
02/17
Ziv

MIS and SOP

Lecture 11
02/22
Ziv

Slime mold design

Lecture 12
02/24
Ziv

Slime Mold Design (cont)

Lecture 13
PS2 due
02/29
Ziv

Pruning and the brain

Lecture 14
03/02
Ziv

Pruning Algorithms

Presentation topic (paper) due
03/07

No Class, Spring Break

03/09

No Class, Spring Break

03/14
Matt

Robustness

Lecture 16
03/16
Matt

Robustness II

Project proposals due
03/21

No Class

03/23

No Class

3/28
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 18
3/30
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 19
4/04
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 20
4/06
Matt

Student presentations

Lecture 21
4/11
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 22
4/13
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 23
4/18
Ziv

Student presentations

Lecture 24
4/20
Matt

Student presentations

Lecture 25
4/25
Matt

Student presentations

Lecture 26
04/27

No Class

05/04

Poster Session (location TBD)

05/09

Deadline for project reports

 

Last Updated: 12/15/2015