CSE 6363 Spring 2004 - Machine Learning

Tentative Schedule

Class Day Date Topic Readings Due
1 Tu 01/20/2004 Introduction    
2 Th 01/22/2004 Introduction Mitchell, Chap. 1; Schaeffer96  
3 Tu 01/27/2004 Concept Learning Mitchell, Chap. 2  
4 Th 01/29/2004 Concept Learning    
5 Tu 02/03/2004 Decision Tree Learning Mitchell, Chap. 3 HW1
6 Th 02/05/2004 Decision Tree Learning    
7 Tu 02/10/2004 Neural Networks Mitchell, Chap. 4  
8 Th 02/12/2004 Evaluating Hypotheses Mitchell, Chap. 5  
9 Tu 02/17/2004 Evaluating Hypotheses Provost98* HW2, Critique
10 Th 02/19/2004 Bayesian Learning Mitchell, Chap. 6  
11 Tu 02/24/2004 Bayesian Learning    
12 Th 02/26/2004 Learning Theory Mitchell, Chap. 7  
13 Tu 03/02/2004 Learning Theory   HW3
14 Th 03/04/2004 Kernel-based Methods Muller01* Critique
15 Tu 03/09/2004 Instance-based Learning Mitchell, Chap. 8  
16 Th 03/11/2004 Ensemble Methods Dietterich97 (pp. 97-105) * Critique
---- Tu 03/16/2004 Spring Vacation    
---- Th 03/18/2004 Spring Vacation    
17 Tu 03/23/2004 Genetic Algorithms Mitchell, Chap. 9  
18 Th 03/25/2004 Learning Rule Sets Mitchell, Chap. 10  
19 Tu 03/30/2004 Learning Rule Sets   HW4/5
20 Th 04/01/2004 No class: Attend Rajan talk    
21 Tu 04/06/2004 Graph-based Learning Cook00* Critique
22 Th 04/08/2004 Analytical Learning Mitchell, Chap. 11 Presentation/Project Proposal
23 Tu 04/13/2004 Reinforcement Learning Mitchell, Chap. 13  
24 Th 04/15/2004 Student Presentations papers* Critique
25 Tu 04/20/2004 Student Presentations papers* Critique
26 Th 04/22/2004 Student Presentations papers* Critique
27 Tu 04/27/2004 Student Presentations papers* HW6, Critique
28 Th 04/29/2004 Student Presentations papers* Critique
29 Tu 05/04/2004 Student Presentations papers* Critique
30 Th 05/06/2004 Conclusions    
---- Tu 05/11/2004     Project
* Indicates a critique is due by 2:00pm that day on the assigned reading.