CptS 570 Fall 2007 - Machine Learning

Schedule

Class Day Date Topic Readings Due
1 M 08/20/2007 Introduction Mitchell, Chap. 1  
2 W 08/22/2007 Introduction Schaeffer96; Schaeffer07  
3 F 08/24/2007 Introduction    
4 M 08/27/2007 Concept Learning Mitchell, Chap. 2  
5 W 08/29/2007 Concept Learning    
6 F 08/31/2007 Concept Learning   HW1
---- M 09/03/2007 Labor Day    
7 W 09/05/2007 Decision Tree Learning Mitchell, Chap. 3  
8 F 09/07/2007 Decision Tree Learning    
9 M 09/10/2007 Decision Tree Learning    
10 W 09/12/2007 Neural Networks Mitchell, Chap. 4  
11 F 09/14/2007 Neural Networks   HW2
12 M 09/17/2007 Evaluating Hypotheses Mitchell, Chap. 5  
13 W 09/19/2007 Evaluating Hypotheses Provost98  
14 F 09/21/2007 Evaluating Hypotheses    
15 M 09/24/2007 Bayesian Learning Mitchell, Chap. 6  
16 W 09/26/2007 Bayesian Learning    
17 F 09/28/2007 Bayesian Learning   HW3
18 M 10/01/2007 Learning Theory Mitchell, Chap. 7  
19 W 10/03/2007 Learning Theory    
20 F 10/05/2007 EXAM I    
21 M 10/08/2007 Learning Theory    
22 W 10/10/2007 Kernel-based Methods Muller01  
23 F 10/12/2007 Kernel-based Methods   HW4
24 M 10/15/2007 Instance-based Learning Mitchell, Chap. 8  
25 W 10/17/2007 Ensemble Methods Dietterich00  
26 F 10/19/2007 Ensemble Methods   Project Team Registration
27 M 10/22/2007 Genetic Algorithms Mitchell, Chap. 9  
28 W 10/24/2007 Learning Rule Sets Mitchell, Chap. 10  
29 F 10/26/2007 Learning Rule Sets   HW5
30 M 10/29/2007 Learning Rule Sets    
31 W 10/31/2007 Graph-based Learning Cook00  
32 F 11/02/2007 Graph-based Learning   Project Initial Entry
33 M 11/05/2007 Reinforcement Learning Mitchell, Chap. 13  
34 W 11/07/2007 Reinforcement Learning    
35 F 11/09/2007 Current Issues   HW6
---- M 11/12/2007 Veteran's Day    
36 W 11/14/2007 Current Issues   Presentation Proposal
37 F 11/16/2007 EXAM II    
---- M 11/19/2007 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- W 11/21/2007 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- F 11/23/2007 Thanksgiving Vacation    
38 M 11/26/2007 Conclusions    
39 W 11/28/2007 Student Presentations Papers Critique
40 F 11/30/2007 Student Presentations Papers Critique
41 M 12/03/2007 Student Presentations Papers Critique
42 W 12/05/2007 Student Presentations Papers Critique
43 F 12/07/2007 Student Presentations Papers Critique
---- W 12/12/2007     Project