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 |