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Machine Learning

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-247

Faculty

Scott P. Alfeld (Section 01)

Description

Machine Learning algorithms allow computers to be taught to perform tasks without being explicitly programmed. This course is an introduction to machine learning and data mining. The course will explore supervised, unsupervised, ensemble and reinforcement learning. Topics may include: decision tree learning, rule learning, neural networks, support vector machines, Bayesian learning, clustering, hidden Markov model learning, and/or deep learning. The material of this course has some overlap with that of Computer Science 241, but it is permissible to take both.

Requisite: COSC 211. Fall semester. Professor Alfeld.

Offerings

2018-19: Offered in Fall 2018
Other years: Offered in Spring 2017