1 
8/26/2020 
Intro to Machine Learning 


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2 
8/28/2020 
Linear Regression 

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3 
9/2/2020 
Logistic Regression 


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4 
9/4/2020 
Optimization 1 (Primal) 


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4+ 
9/9/2020 
Optimization 1 (Primal; part 2) 


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5 
9/11/2020 
Optimization 2 (Dual) 
duality playground 
HW1 Assigned 
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6 
9/16/2020 
Support Vector Machine 


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7 
9/18/2020 
Multiclass Classification, Kernel Methods 


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8 
9/23/2020 
Deep Learning 1 (Activation Functions, layers) 


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9 
9/25/2020 
Deep Learning 2 (Backpropagation) 

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10 
9/30/2020 
Ensemble Methods 


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11 
10/2/2020 
Learning Theory  1 


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12 
10/7/2020 
Learning Theory  2 


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10/9/2020 
Midterm Review 

HW2 Due 
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10/14/2020 
Midterm Exam 

Midterm 


13 
10/16/2020 
Structured Prediction 

HW3 Assigned 
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14 
10/21/2020 
PCA, SVD 


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15 
10/23/2020 
Kmeans 


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16 
10/28/2020 
Gaussian Mixture Models 

HW3 Due 
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17 
10/30/2020 
ExpectationMaximization (EM) 

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18 
11/4/2020 
Hidden Markov Models; Density Estimation 


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19 
11/6/2020 
Generative Adversarial Networks 


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20 
11/11/2020 
Variational AutoEncoders 

HW4 Due 
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21 
11/13/2020 
Autoregressive Methods 

HW5 Assigned 
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22 
11/18/2020 
Markov Decision Process 


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23 
11/20/2020 
CANCELLED 





11/25/2020 
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11/27/2020 
FALL BREAK: NOV 23  DEC 1 




24 
12/2/2020 
QLearning 

HW5 Due 
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25 
12/4/2020 
Policy Gradient, ActorCritic 


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12/9/2020 
Final Review 
Last Day of Instruction 

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12/17/2020 
Final Exam 

Final 

