CS446: Machine Learning

Spring 2017


Schedule
Note that the schedule is tentative and may change as the semester proceeds. Important changes to exams and homework dates will be announced on the course website.

Date Lecture Deadlines and handouts New Video (Fall 16) Old Video (Fall 15) Quizzes (info) Lecture Notes
Tue, 01/17 Lecture #0: Course Introduction and Motivation Homework 0 released, not graded link link    
Thu, 01/19 Lecture #1: Introduction to Machine Learning   link link Quiz 1 (due 01/23 @ 11:59 PM) link
Tue, 01/24 Lecture #1: Introduction to Machine Learning Homework 0 solutions released link link    
Thu, 01/26 Lecture #2: Decision Trees Homework 1 (Release: 01/25, Due: 02/03) link link   link
Tue, 01/31 Lecture #2: Decision Trees   link link    
Thu, 02/02 Lecture #4: On-Line Learning Homework 2 (Release: 02/03, Due: 02/15) link link Quiz 2 (due 02/06 @ 11:59 PM) link
Tue, 02/07 Lecture #4: On-Line Learning   link link    
Thu, 02/09 Lecture #4: On-Line Learning   link link Quiz 3 (due 02/13 @ 11:59 PM  
Tue, 02/14 Lecture #4: On-Line Learning:Kernels Homework 3 (Release: 02/15, Due: 02/27) link link   link
Thu, 02/16 Lecture #4: On-Line Learning:Kernels   link link (from Fall '14) Quiz 4 (due 02/20 @ 11:59 PM)  
Tue, 02/21 Lecture #5: Computational Learning Theory link link   link
Thu, 02/23 Lecture #5: Computational Learning Theory   link link Quiz 5 (due 02/27 @ 11:59 PM)  
Tue, 02/28 Lecture #6: Boosting Homework 4 (Release: 02/27, Due: 03/10) link link   link
Thu, 03/02 Lecture #8: Support Vector Machines   link link Quiz 6 (due 03/06 @ 11:59 PM) link
Tue, 03/07 Lecture #7: Multiclass Classification link link   link
Thu, 03/09 Lecture #7: Multiclass Classification   link link  
Tue, 03/14 Mid-Term review   link      
Thu, 03/16 Mid-Term Exam (in class)          
Tue, 03/21 Spring break (No class)          
Thu, 03/23 Spring break (No class)          
Tue, 03/28 Lecture #6: Neural Networks Homework 5 released link link   link
Thu, 03/30 Lecture #6: Neural Networks   link link Quiz 7 (due 04/03 @ 11:59 PM) link
Tue, 04/04 Lecture #9: Bayesian Learning   link link   link
Thu, 04/06 Lecture #9: Bayesian Learning Homework 6 released link link Quiz 8 (due 04/10 @ 11:59 PM)  
Tue, 04/11 Lecture #10: The EM Algorithm   link link   link
Thu, 04/13 Lecture #11: Learning Probability Distributions   link link Quiz 9 (due 04/17 @ 11:59 PM)  
Tue, 04/18 Lecture #11: Learning Probability Distributions Homework 7 released link link    
Thu, 04/20 Lecture #12: Clustering   link link Quiz 10 (due 04/24 @ 11:59 PM)  
Tue, 04/25 Dimensionality Reduction          
Tue, 04/27 Dimensionality Reduction          
Tue, 05/02 Final review and discussion   link link    
Thu, 05/04 Final Exam (in class)          


Dan Roth