. 
Day 
Topic (tentative) 
Due date (FIRM) 
1 
9/11 
hw0
out 

. 
. 

2 
09/18 
SAMs1: Intro, Kdtrees ; Project overview and suggested projects (CMU only) 
hw0 due 
. 

SAMs2: zordering 

3 
09/25 
SAMs3:
Rtrees and
variants 
. 
. 

SAMs4: Grid files; SAMs5: metric trees 
. 
4 
10/02 
no
class 
hw1 due 
. 

Fractals1: introduction; 
. 
5 
10/09 
Fractals2: rtree analysis etc; Fractals 3: dim. curse; 
. 
. 

Fractals4: regions and quadtrees; and Powerlaws; 
proposals
due 
6 
10/16 
Text1: full scanning;Text2: inversion and signature files 
FYI: mkup
lecture 10/17, 5pm, GHC4303 
. 

Review Lecture; Text3: clustering; 

7 
10/23 
Midterm 
MIDTERM 
. 

Text4: LSI ; SVD1: definitions 
hw2
out 
8 
10/30 
SVD2: case studies; 

. 

SVD3: properties 
FYI: 11/5 = drop
date 
9 
11/06 
hw2 due  
. 

DSP (Fourier, Wavelets) 
progress report
due, hw3
out 
10 
11/13 
DSP continued 

. 

Multimedia
databases; 

11 
11/20 
hw3
due 

. 

THANKSGIVING 
TG 
12 
11/27 
. 

. 

final reports due (+2 extra slip days) 

13 
12/04 
. 

. 

Conclusions  Review lecture 
. 
14 
12/7 
Poster (125pm) 
posters due 
Last modified Nov. 28, 2012, by Christos Faloutsos