Lecturer: Michael Gutmann
Office hours: Fridays 16:00-17:30 IF-2.50a
Teaching assistant: James Owers (email)

Recent announcements

Feb 15, 2018 The assignment has been released and is available here. It is due Tuesday March 20 2018 at 16:00 (see the assignment file for instructions).
Feb 14, 2018 In tutorial 2, the solution to Exercise 4 on the restricted Boltzmann machine, part (c) was misleading at the very end of the document, around Eq (S.21). Please find here an amended version of the solutions.
Feb 14, 2018 Uploaded slides on Exact Inference and updated the corresponding list of required and optional study material.
Feb 12, 2018 Fixed some typos in question 3 of Tutorial 3:
In part (a), Equation (4) should read .
In part (d) the factor graph should have a factor node labelled as .
Feb 12, 2018 Updated slides on Factor Graphs.


One practical course work assignment (20%), and a written exam (80 %). The course follows the school-wide late coursework policy and academic conduct policy.

The assignment is available here.

Important dates

  • Assignment hand out: Thursday 15 February 2018
  • Assignment hand in: Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 16:00 (see the assignment file for instructions)
  • Exam: see here