18-697-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

18-697 Statistical Discovery and Learning

This course is designed to give students a thorough grounding in the methods, theory, mathematics and algorithms needed to do research and applications in machine learning. The topics of the course draw from machine learning, classical statistics, data mining, Bayesian statistics and information theory and other areas. This course is project-oriented and is intended to give students abundant hands-on experience with different machine learning algorithms. Students who have already taken CS 10-701/15-781 Machine Learning should not take this course.

Credit units: 12

Prerequisites: none

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