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Syllabus

Course Number 0512-4264-04
Course Name Introduction to Machine Learning
Academic Unit The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering -
Electrical Engineering
Lecturer Prof. David BurshteinContact
Contact Email: burstyn@tau.ac.il
Office Hours By appointmentBuilding: Wolfson Electrical Engineering , Room: 134
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Credit Hours 3
Semester 2020/2
Day Wed
Hours 08:00-10:00
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Room
Semester 2020/2
Day Thu
Hours 08:00-09:00
Building
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Course is taught in English
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Short Course Description

1) Bayesian decision Rules. Discriminant Functions.
2) Parameter estimation using maximum likelihood and using the Bayesian approach.
3) Non-parametric classifiers, non-parametric density estimation. Parzen windows. The nearest neighbors classification rule.
4) Linear models for regression and classification, least squares, regularization, lasso, ridge regression, logistic regression.
5) Maximum margin classification, support vector machines, kernel functions.
6) Neural networks, deep learning, applications.
7) Unsupervised learning, clustering methods, the K means algorithm.
8) The expectation maximization (EM) algorithm, applications to mixture model parameter estimation.
9) Markov and hidden Markov models (HMM), classification and parameter estimation, applications.
10) Principle component analysis (PCA).



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Course Requirements

Final Exam

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PrerequisiteRandom Signals and Noise (05123632)


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