Lectures: MWF 10:00am-10:50am
All lectures are conducted online, using Microsoft Teams.
Instructor: Vassilis Athitsos
This course offers an introduction to machine learning. Topics include naive Bayes classifiers, linear regression, linear classificiers, neural networks and backpropagation, kernel methods, decision trees, clustering, and reinforcement learning. A strong programming background is assumed, as well as familiarity with linear algebra (vector and matrix operations), and knowledge of basic probability theory and statistics. Prerequisites: Admitted into an Engineering Professional Program, and C or better in each of the following: Algorithms (CSE 2320 or CSE 3318), Probability (IE 3301), and Linear Algebra (CSE 3380 or MATH 3330).