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Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition, Autumn 2017

Welcome! Machine learning is about developing algorithms that adapt their behaviour to data, to provide useful representations or make predictions. This course is for those wanting to research and develop machine learning methods in future.

Prospective students: Please check that you have the required pre-requisites before taking this course. See the background material and self-test in the class notes. For lecture recordings see the log section.

Lecturer: Iain Murray
Lectures: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 12:10–1pm, Lecture Hall B, DHT Lecture Theatres
Duplicate lectures: Not running from week 5 onwards. Mon 1:10–2pm DHT LTB, Wed 3:10–4pm AT LT1, Thu 1:10–2pm DHT LTB.
Office Hour (likely to change): Tuesdays 4:15pm–, Appleton Tower cafe area.
Expected lecture dates: 2017-09-18 to 2017-11-23.
Exam diet: December (more info).


The second assignment is out. Also remember to study for and attend tutorials each week.

2017-10-20: The second assignment is out. I'm continuing to release tutorials and answers at the end of each Thursday.

2017-10-12: From next week (16 Oct) I will drop the duplicate lectures. Tutorial 2 answers have been released.

2017-10-07: Assignment 1 pairs have been released, and there is a new mechanism for stragglers to get a pair. Check your email.

2017-10-06: Assignment 1 has been released.

Archive of older news.

Course materials

MLPR catalogue pages: DRPS, Informatics.

Information on auditing the class, or taking it not for credit.

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