Outline is subject to change


Calculus review

Linear regression in one variable

Intro to MATLAB

Homework 1

Linear algebra review

Multivariate linear regression

Homework 2

Logistic regression

Nonlinearity, overfitting, regularization

Homework 3

Multiclass classifcation

Evaluation methodology

Instance-based classification

Decision trees

Support vector machines

Weka tutorial

Soft-margin SVMs

Kernel SVMs

Designing and debugging ML systems

Clustering: K-means

Dimensionality reduction: principal component analysis


Probability review

Bayes / Naive Bayes

Hidden Markov models

Bayes nets



Gaussian mixture models

EM algorithm

Odds and ends