6.884 Introduction to Machine Learning

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Graduate (meets with 6.036)
Prerequisites: permission of instructor
Units: 4-0-8
Instructors:  Professors Regina Barzilay (regina@csail.mit.edu), Tommi Jaakkola (tommi@csail.mit.edu)
Schedule:  Lectures TR2:30-4, room 26-100
 
Description
 
The goal of this graduate-level class is to introduce students outside computer science to effective use of machine learning methods. The course is run alongside 6.036 and students must satisfy all the 6.036 requirements. In addition, students complete a semester long guided research project where they explore, formulate, implement, apply, and evaluate machine learning methods in the context of a problem in their research area. Registration is by permission of the instructors. Enrollment is limited.