Machine Learning

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Name:Machine Learning
Teacher:Qing, Laiyun
This course explores the theory and practice of statistical machine learning. The main goal of this class is to introduce you to the ideas and techniques of machine learning, and the probabilistic models that underlie behind them. Topics include parameter estimation, approximate inference, and kernel and nonparametric methods. Applications to regression and categorization problems are illustrated by examples from vision, language, communications, and bioinformatics. This course will discuss the conceptual relationships between these different learning problems, and introduce some of the most practically effective statistical models and computational methods.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Machine Learning
Chapter 2: Review of Probability
Chapter 3: Maximize Likelihood
Chapter 4: Bayesian Inference
Chapter 5: Multiple Variable Normal Distributions
Chapter 6: Decision Theory
Chapter 7: Linear Regression Models
Chapter 8: General Linear Models
Chapter 9: Sparse Models
Chapter 10: Gaussian Processing and Kernel Models
Chapter 11: Sparse Kernel Models
Chapter 12: Markov Chain Motel Carlos

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