Course description

Welcome to Introduction to Machine Learning!

This webpage will be the main portal for the course. Most things you need will be available here. The exceptions are:

  • PDF of slides and optional tutorial materials: available on Scientia
  • Announcements and questions/answers/discussions: on EdStem

Classes

The course will be conducted fully remotely this term.

Guided Study Materials

Please go through the study materials before the live interactive session.

Lectures

The live interactive lecture session will run on Thursdays 14:00-15:00 UK time remotely on Microsoft Teams, from Week 2 onwards.

Lab

The lab sessions will be held on Tuesdays 11:00-13:00 UK time remotely on Microsoft Teams, also from Week 2 onwards.

The lab sessions are for you to work on your coursework and the optional lab exercises. Tutorial helpers will be available to support you and help you with any queries.

Coursework

There will be two coursework assignments. Please see the schedule below for the deadlines for these.

Course plan

Week Date Lecture Lab Coursework
1 4/10/2021 - -
2 11/10/2021 Machine Learning: The Big Picture Lab
3 18/10/2021 K Nearest Neighbours and Decision Trees Lab Coursework 1 released (Mon 18 Oct)
4 25/10/2021 Evaluation of Machine Learning Systems Lab
5 1/11/2021 Neural Networks (Part 1) Lab Coursework 1 due (Fri 5 Nov 19:00 GMT)

6 8/11/2021 Neural Networks (Part 2) Lab Coursework 2 released (Mon 8 Nov)
7 15/11/2021 Unsupervised Learning: Clustering and Density Estimation Lab
8 22/11/2021 Evolutionary Algorithms Lab Coursework 2 due (Fri 26 Nov 19:00 GMT)

9 29/11/2021 Revision - -

Team

Instructors

Antoine Cully

Antoine Cully

Senior Lecturer

Marek Rei

Marek Rei

Lecturer

Josiah Wang

Josiah Wang

Senior Teaching Fellow

Course assistants

Athanasios Vlontzos

Athanasios Vlontzos

Course Support Lead

Carles Balsells Rodas

Carles Balsells Rodas

Course Support Lead

Harry Coppock

Harry Coppock

Course Support Lead

Adam Marcus

Adam Marcus

Tutorial Helper

Akis Kefalas

Akis Kefalas

Tutorial Helper

Christina Karakosta

Christina Karakosta

Tutorial Helper

Ekin Ozturk

Ekin Ozturk

Tutorial Helper

Fabrizio Russo

Fabrizio Russo

Tutorial Helper

Hadrien Reynaud

Hadrien Reynaud

Tutorial Helper

Konstantinos Barmpas

Konstantinos Barmpas

Tutorial Helper

Kyriaki-Margarita Bintsi

Kyriaki-Margarita Bintsi

Tutorial Helper

Najla Al Futaisi

Najla Al Futaisi

Tutorial Helper

Padmanaba Srinivasan

Padmanaba Srinivasan

Tutorial Helper

Rolandos-Alexandros Potamias

Rolandos-Alexandros Potamias

Tutorial Helper

Turkay Kart

Turkay Kart

Tutorial Helper