CptS 570 Fall 2009 - Machine Learning

Schedule

Class Day Date Topic Readings Due
1 M 08/24/2009 Introduction Mitchell, Chap. 1  
2 W 08/26/2009 Introduction Schaeffer96; Schaeffer07  
3 F 08/28/2009 Introduction    
4 M 08/31/2009 Concept Learning Mitchell, Chap. 2  
5 W 09/02/2009 Concept Learning    
6 F 09/04/2009 Concept Learning   HW1
---- M 09/07/2009 Labor Day    
7 W 09/09/2009 Decision Tree Learning Mitchell, Chap. 3  
8 F 09/11/2009 Decision Tree Learning    
9 M 09/14/2009 Decision Tree Learning    
10 W 09/16/2009 Neural Networks Mitchell, Chap. 4  
11 F 09/18/2009 Neural Networks   HW2
12 M 09/21/2009 Evaluating Hypotheses Mitchell, Chap. 5  
13 W 09/23/2009 Evaluating Hypotheses Provost98  
14 F 09/25/2009 Evaluating Hypotheses    
15 M 09/28/2009 Bayesian Learning Mitchell, Chap. 6  
16 W 09/30/2009 Bayesian Learning    
17 F 10/02/2009 Bayesian Learning   HW3
18 M 10/05/2009 Learning Theory Mitchell, Chap. 7  
19 W 10/07/2009 Learning Theory    
20 F 10/09/2009 EXAM I    
21 M 10/12/2009 Learning Theory    
22 W 10/14/2009 Kernel-based Methods Muller01  
23 F 10/16/2009 Kernel-based Methods   HW4
24 M 10/19/2009 Instance-based Learning Mitchell, Chap. 8  
25 W 10/21/2009 Ensemble Methods Dietterich00  
26 F 10/23/2009 Ensemble Methods    
27 M 10/26/2009 Genetic Algorithms Mitchell, Chap. 9  
28 W 10/28/2009 Learning Rule Sets Mitchell, Chap. 10  
29 F 10/30/2009 Learning Rule Sets   HW5
30 M 11/02/2009 Learning Rule Sets    
31 W 11/04/2009 Graph-based Learning Cook00  
32 F 11/06/2009 Graph-based Learning   Project Team Registration
33 M 11/09/2009 Reinforcement Learning Mitchell, Chap. 13  
---- W 11/11/2009 Veteran's Day    
34 F 11/13/2009 Reinforcement Learning   HW6, Project Initial Entry
35 M 11/16/2009 Current Issues   Presentation Proposal
36 W 11/18/2009 Conclusions    
37 F 11/20/2009 EXAM II    
---- M 11/23/2009 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- W 11/25/2009 Thanksgiving Vacation    
---- F 11/27/2009 Thanksgiving Vacation    
38 M 11/30/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
39 W 12/02/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
40 F 12/04/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
41 M 12/07/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
42 W 12/09/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
43 F 12/11/2009 Student Presentations Papers Critique
---- W 12/16/2009     Project