Probabilistic Graphical Models

CSCI 2950-P: Special Topics in Machine Learning, Spring 2013

Brown University Department of Computer Science

Course Information
See the syllabus.
Professor Erik Sudderth, lastname-at-cs-dot-brown-dot-edu.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jason Pacheco, lastnamefirstinitial-at-cs-dot-brown-dot-edu.
Office Hours
Erik Sudderth: Tuesdays 2:30-4:00pm, CIT room 509.
Jason Pacheco: Thursdays 2:30-4:00pm, CIT room 361.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00-2:20pm, CIT room 506.
Past Courses
Fall 2011: Applied Bayesian Nonparametrics.
Spring 2010: Learning & Inference in Probabilistic Graphical Models.


May 2, 2013
Final project presentations will be on Tuesday, May 7 at 1:00pm in Lubrano (CIT 477). Lunch will be served!
April 2, 2013
We have extended the deadline for project proposals to April 4, and have also made the homework late submission policy slightly more flexible. See the assignments page.
March 4, 2013
As listed on the assignments page, we have extended the deadlines for some homeworks. Course project proposals are now due on Tuesday, April 2.
February 28, 2013
Additional instructions on formatting and electronic homework submission are now listed on the assignments page.
February 19, 2013
See the assignments page for additional details regarding homework assignments, including handin instructions, collaboration policies, and late submission policies. Homework 1 is due on March 1, 2013.
January 30, 2013
The printed course reader, containing Jordan's An Introduction to Probabilistic Graphical Models, will be available at Metcalf Copy Center by Friday morning (possibly earlier).
January 29, 2013
To receive email announcements, please register for the course (as an auditor, if not taking for credit). A welcome message was sent to registered students this afternoon.
January 28, 2013
Staff office hours will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, after lecture. Readings are posted on the course calendar.
January 23, 2013
The first lecture will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, January 24.