CS 4780

CS 4780

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

The course provides an introduction to machine learning, focusing on supervised learning and its theoretical foundations. Topics include regularized linear models, boosting, kernels, deep networks, generative models, online learning, and ethical questions arising in ML applications.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: probability theory (e.g. BTRY 3080, ECON 3130, MATH 4710, ENGRD 2700) and linear algebra (e.g. MATH 2940) and calculus (e.g. MATH 1920) and programming proficiency (e.g. CS 2110).

Distribution Category (SDS-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CS 5780

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18291CS 4780  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to CIS students only. All others should add themselves to the appropriate waitlist during add/drop. Waitlists for this course are set to the discussion sections. Please see http://www.cs.cornell.edu/courseinfo/enrollment for more information.

  • 18292CS 4780  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    In-person discussion section with in-person exams in Ithaca. The instructor will drop any students that are not officially registered as in-Ithaca from the class (not just the section), if they are enrolled in this section during the semester.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 18293CS 4780  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    In-person discussion section with in-person exams in Ithaca. The instructor will drop any students that are not officially registered as in-Ithaca from the class (not just the section), if they are enrolled in this section during the semester.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 18294CS 4780  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    In-person discussion section with in-person exams in Ithaca. The instructor will drop any students that are not officially registered as in-Ithaca from the class (not just the section), if they are enrolled in this section during the semester.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 18295CS 4780  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    In-person discussion section with in-person exams in Ithaca. The instructor will drop any students that are not officially registered as in-Ithaca from the class (not just the section), if they are enrolled in this section during the semester.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 18296CS 4780  DIS 205

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This section is online with in-person exams in Ithaca. Enrollment limited to students in Ithaca. The instructor is authorized to drop students who cannot take exams in Ithaca from the class (not just the section) that are enrolled in this section during the semester

  • 18297CS 4780  DIS 206

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Joachims, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This section is online with remote exams. Enrollment limited to students not in Ithaca or have SDS accommodations to take exams remotely. The instructor is authorized to drop in-Ithaca, non-SDS-accommodated students from the class (not just the section) that are enrolled in this section during the semester.