CSCI-401 Machine Learning

This course provides an introduction to the systematic study of algorithms and systems that improve their knowledge or performance with experience. A statistical approach that emphasizes concepts and the implementation of the methods is presented to make sense of large and complex data.  Topics include linear regression, classification, resampling methods, shrinkage approaches, tree-based methods, support vector machines and clustering. Prerequisites: MATH-180 Statistical Methods, MATH-201 Linear Algebra and CSCI-181 Principles of Computer Science. 4 SH.