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CS 498 AML - Applied Machine Learning

Spring 2020

Applied Machine LearningCS498AM166289L341230 - 1345 W F  1310 Digital Computer Lab 
Applied Machine LearningCS498AML65685L331230 - 1345 W F  1310 Digital Computer Lab  David Forsyth

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in computer science intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Techniques of machine learning, with applications to various signal problems. Techniques covered will be: regression including linear regression, multiple regression, regression forests and nearest neighbors regression; classification with various methods including logistic regression, support vector machines, nearest neighbors, simple boosting and decision forests; clustering with various methods including basic agglomerative clustering and k-means; resampling methods, including cross-validation and the bootstrap; model selection methods, including AIC, stepwise selection and the lasso; hidden Markov models; model estimation in the presence of missing variables; and neural networks, including deep networks. The course is intended to support students who wish to apply machine learning methods,and will focus on tool-oriented and problem-oriented exposition. Application areas include computer vision, natural language, interpreting accelerometer data, and understanding audio data. Prereq: