Carnegie Mellon University
15-826 Multimedia Databases and Data Mining
Spring 2017 - C. Faloutsos


 
 
 
 

Course info Homeworks
Project
Exams
Bulletin board
Miscellaneous

**** NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS ****

  • *** 4/19***: Solutions for HW4 are out.
  • *** 4/5 ***: Partial-credit scheme for phase1&2 (default projects)
  • *** 3/22***: Solutions for HW3 are out.
  • *** 3/19***: Homework 4 is out.
  • *** 3/19 ***: default project - phase 2: the datasets are also available here
  • *** 3/8 ***: project phase2: reduced workload for 1-person teams (p.3, red highlight)
  • *** 2/24 ***: final exam schedule: at the hub
  • *** 2/22 ***: Sample midterm exam (internal to CMU - please do not post/publish)
  • *** 2/20 ***: Midterm exam study guide is out
  • *** 2/20 ***: HW3 is out
  • *** 2/14 ***: Solutions for HW2 are out
  • *** 2/12 ***: Check clarifications for default project - project description, and grading scheme, with yellow or red highlights.
  • *** 2/6 ***: Solutions for HW1 are out
  • *** 2/3 ***: FYI - instructions for postgres, for phase2 of default project
  • *** 2/1 ***: HW2 is out
  • *** 1/25 ***: Project information is out
  • *** 1/23 ***: HW1 is out.
  • *** 1/14 ***: Welcome to the class! First lecture is on Wed. Jan 18.

Course information

  • Instructor: Christos Faloutsos, ( christos @ andrew )
    • GHC 8019, cell ph (412)-576.79 three two
    • office hours: Tu 2-3pm; also, by appointment
  • TA and office hours:
    • LIU, Yuang yuangl@andrew; Fri 3-4pm, GHC 5th floor Citadel Commons
  • Graders:
    • CHANDRASEKARAN, Sanjay sanjayc @ andrew
    • FERNAU, Joey : rfernau @ andrew
    • NAHTA, Mohak : mnahta @ andrew
    • VARMA, Tanay : tvarma @ andrew
  • Course admin: Mrs. Ann Stetser, GHC8125.
  • Class meets: M-W, 3:00-4:20, HH B131
  • URL for this very web page: www.cs.cmu.edu/~christos/courses/826.S17/


Late Policy - for all deliverables:

  • No delay penalties, for medical/family/etc emergencies (bring written documentation, like doctor's note).
  • Each person has 4 'slip days' total, for the whole semester.
    • That is, no questions asked, if the total delay is 4 days or less.
    • 5% per day of delay, after that
  • To use slip days:
    • email you material to all the TAs
    • with the subject line:     15-826 Homework Submission (HW #)
    • and the count of slip days you use, as well as the count of slip days left

Regrade-request policy

  • Regrade requests should be done in writing/email
  • within 2 days
  • to the TA that graded the question, and specifying
    1. the question under dispute (e.g., 'HW0-Q.2.b')
    2. the extra points requested (e.g., '2 points out of 5')
    3. and the justification (e.g., 'I forgot to eliminate mirror pairs, but the rest of my answer was correct')
  • in the remote case there is no satisfactory resolution, please contact the instructor.

Homework pick-up information

  • You may pick up graded homeworks etc, from the course admin
    • Mrs. Ann Stetser, GHC 8125
    • 9:00-11:15am, 1:30-4:30pm every weekday
    • with photo-id (for your privacy protection)


Homeworks


    Project


      Exams

        • Midterm study guide, and sample exam (internal to CMU) *** New, 2/22 ***
        • ***2/24***: Final exam date/time: at the hub

        Bulletin board

        We will use the 'blackboard' for discussions, announcements, and homework deposits - for everything else, we will use this very web page.

        Misc. resources


        Last modified April 22, 2017, by Christos Faloutsos