Mathematics of Machine Learning

Four lines showing 4 (0,1) patterns.
Two points on the real line are shattered by half-lines. (Image by Prof. Philippe Rigollet.)


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Fall 2015



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Broadly speaking, Machine Learning refers to the automated identification of patterns in data. As such it has been a fertile ground for new statistical and algorithmic developments. The purpose of this course is to provide a mathematically rigorous introduction to these developments with emphasis on methods and their analysis.

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Philippe Rigollet. 18.657 Mathematics of Machine Learning. Fall 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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