CptS 570 Fall 2008 - Machine Learning

Schedule

Class Day Date Topic Readings Due
1 M 08/25/2008 Introduction Mitchell, Chap. 1  
2 W 08/27/2008 Introduction Schaeffer96; Schaeffer07  
3 F 08/29/2008 Introduction    
---- M 09/01/2008 Labor Day    
4 W 09/03/2008 Concept Learning Mitchell, Chap. 2  
5 F 09/05/2008 Concept Learning   HW1
6 M 09/08/2008 Concept Learning    
7 W 09/10/2008 Decision Tree Learning Mitchell, Chap. 3  
8 F 09/12/2008 Decision Tree Learning    
9 M 09/15/2008 Decision Tree Learning    
10 W 09/17/2008 Neural Networks Mitchell, Chap. 4  
11 F 09/19/2008 Neural Networks   HW2
12 M 09/22/2008 Evaluating Hypotheses Mitchell, Chap. 5  
13 W 09/24/2008 Evaluating Hypotheses Provost98  
14 F 09/26/2008 Evaluating Hypotheses    
15 M 09/29/2008 Bayesian Learning Mitchell, Chap. 6  
16 W 10/01/2008 Bayesian Learning    
17 F 10/03/2008 Bayesian Learning   HW3
18 M 10/05/2008 Learning Theory Mitchell, Chap. 7  
19 W 10/08/2008 Learning Theory    
20 F 10/10/2008 EXAM I    
21 M 10/13/2008 Learning Theory    
22 W 10/15/2008 Kernel-based Methods Muller01  
23 F 10/17/2008 Kernel-based Methods   HW4
24 M 10/20/2008 Instance-based Learning Mitchell, Chap. 8  
25 W 10/22/2008 Ensemble Methods Dietterich00  
26 F 10/24/2008 Ensemble Methods   Project Team Registration
27 M 10/27/2008 Genetic Algorithms Mitchell, Chap. 9  
28 W 10/29/2008 Learning Rule Sets Mitchell, Chap. 10  
29 F 10/31/2008 Learning Rule Sets   HW5
30 M 11/03/2008 Learning Rule Sets    
31 W 11/05/2008 Graph-based Learning Cook00  
32 F 11/07/2008 Graph-based Learning   Project Initial Entry
33 M 11/10/2008 Reinforcement Learning Mitchell, Chap. 13  
34 W 11/12/2008 Reinforcement Learning    
35 F 11/14/2008 Current Issues   HW6
36 M 11/17/2008 Current Issues   Presentation Proposal
37 W 11/19/2008 Current Issues    
38 F 11/21/2008 EXAM II    
---- M 11/24/2008 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- W 11/26/2008 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- F 11/28/2008 Thanksgiving Vacation    
39 M 12/01/2008 Current Issues    
40 W 12/03/2008 Student Presentations Papers Critique
41 F 12/05/2008 Student Presentations Papers Critique
42 M 12/08/2008 Student Presentations Papers Critique
43 W 12/10/2008 Student Presentations Papers Critique
44 F 12/12/2008 Conclusions    
---- W 12/17/2008     Project