Spring 2019 STAT 37710=CAAM 37710, CMSC 35400

Course: STAT 37710=CAAM 37710, CMSC 35400
Title: Machine Learning
Instructor(s): Risi Kondor
Teaching Assistant(s): Xialiang Dou and Haoyang Liu
Class Schedule: Sec 01: MW 3:00 PM–4:20 PM in Stuart 104
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Description: This course provides hands-on experience with a range of contemporary machine learning algorithms, as well as an introduction to the theoretical aspects of the subject. Topics covered include: the PAC framework, elements of computational learning theory, the VC dimension, boosting, Bayesian learning, graphical models, clustering, dimensionality reduction, linear classifiers, kernel methods including SVMs, and an introduction to statistical learning theory.