Date 
Time 
Place 
Topic 
Handouts 
September 14th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

 Function Approximation
 Decision Trees
 Over Fitting

Slides

September 21th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Probability overview
 Maximum likelihood estimation

Slides

September 28th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Naive Bayes
 Conjugate Priors
 Maximum A Posteriori Estimators

Slides, Audio Recording

October 5th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Gaussian Naive Bayes
 Logistic Regression
 Gradient Descent

Slides

October 12th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Biasvariance Decomposition
 Linear Regression
 Bayes Nets

Slides

October 19th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Markov Blankets
 Inference with Bayes Nets
 Expectation Maximization

Slides, Example Code, Audio Recording

November 9th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Matrix and Vector Derivatives
 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
 Singular Value Decomposition
 Principle Component Analysis

Slides

November 16th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Principle Component Analysis
 Clustering
 Constrained Optimization

Slides

November 30th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500

 Support Vector Machines
 Boosting

Slides

December 7th, 2011

6:00  7:00 PM

Wean Hall 7500


Slides

