Machine Learning

Class Presentation Information and Schedule

Proposal due November 14, 2007

On or before the above due date you should email me (holder@eecs.wsu.edu) an electronic copy or URL of the paper for your class presentation. Also, include date preferences for your presentation (see below for possible presentation dates). The paper should be from a recent (no more than 3 years old) conference related to machine learning, such as

Paper selections must be approved by me.

Tips for Good Presentations

Presentation Grading

Your presentation will be graded on the following aspects:
Presentation Date: November 28, 2007

Number Presenter Paper
1 Parisa Rashidi M. Tomlinson and B. Love,"From Pigeons to Humans: Grounding Relational Learning in Concrete Examples," National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2006.
2 Chang hun You J. Sun, P. Yu, S. Papadimitriou and C. Faloutsos, "GraphScope: Parameter-free Mining of Large Time-Evolving Graphs," Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Conference, 2007.
3 Artemus Harper I. Palmisano, L. Iannone, D. Redavid and G. Semeraro, "Ontology Alignment Through Instance Negotiation: A Machine Learning Approach," Third Italian Semantic Web Workshop (SWAP), 2006.


Presentation Date: November 30, 2007

Number Presenter Paper
1 Will Davis T. Hertz, A. Hillel and D. Weinshall, "Learning a Kernel Function for Classification with Small Training Samples," International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2006.
2 Cole Nevins K. Stanley, B. Bryant and R. Miikkulainen,"Evolving Neural Network Agents in the NERO Video Game," IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Games (CIG), 2005.
3 Allen Christiansen J. Crandall and M. Goodrich, "Learning to Compete, Compromise, and Cooperate in Repeated General-Sum Games," International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2005.


Presentation Date: December 3, 2007

Number Presenter Paper
1 Geetika Singla J. Su and H. Zhang,"A Fast Decision Tree Learning Algorithm," National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2006.
2 Michael Brunner J. de Bruin, T. Cocx, W. Kosters, J. Laros and J. Kok,"Data Mining Approaches to Criminal Career Analysis," International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2006.
3 Changjun Wu R. Kumar, K. Punera and A. Tomkins,"Hierarchical Topic Segmentation of Websites," Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Conference, 2006.


Presentation Date: December 5, 2007

Number Presenter Paper
1 Arun Natarajan R. Caruana and A. Niculescu-Mizil, "An Empirical Comparison of Supervised Learning Algorithms," International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2006.
2 Chuan Zhao G. Xiao, F. Southey, R. Holte and D. Wilkinson, "Software Testing by Active Learning for Commercial Games," National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2005.
3 Yan Zhang H. Kim, J. Kim and J. Herlocker, "Feature-Based Prediction of Unknown Preferences for Nearest-Neighbor Collaborative Filtering," International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2004.


Presentation Date: December 7, 2007

Number Presenter Paper
1 Vikramaditya Jakkula R. Castano, K. Wagstaff, S. Chien, T. Stough and B. Tang, "On-board Analysis of Uncalibrated Data for a Spacecraft at Mars," Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Conference, 2007.
2 TBD TBD
3 TBD TBD