[Nrg-l] FW: 9.520: Learning Theory and Applications, Spring 2006; starts Wednesday, February 8th

Mark Crovella crovella at cs.bu.edu
Wed Jan 17 08:09:38 EST 2007


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Mark 

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Subject: 9.520: Learning Theory and Applications, Spring 2006; starts
Wednesday, February 8th



Class Times:Monday and Wednesday 10:30-12:00; starts Wednesday, February
8th
Location: 46-5056
Instructors:Tomaso Poggio, Alex Rakhlin, Ryan Rifkin, Andrea Caponnetto
Office Hours:By appointment Email Contact :9.520 at mit.edu

See

http://www.mit.edu/%7E9.520/


and

http://cbcl.mit.edu/courses/index.html


The 2007 spring edition is an updated version of the course which has
been running for several years. It focuses on the problem of supervised
and unsupervised learning from the perspective of modern statistical
learning theory, starting with the theory of multivariate function
approximation from sparse data. Develops basic tools such as
regularization, including support vector machines for regression and
classification. Derives generalization bounds using stability. Discusses
current research topics such as manifold regularization, feature
selection, bayesian connections and techniques, and online learning. It
emphasizes more than in previous years applications in several areas:
computer vision, speech recognition and bioinformatics. It discusses
advances in the neuroscience of cortex and their impact on learning
theory and applications. Final projects and hands-on applications and
exercises.


Tomaso Poggio
Eugene McDermott Professor

McGovern Institute
CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab) Brain Sciences
Department M.I.T., 46-5177B,
43 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
E-mail: tp at ai.mit.edu

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