**Lecture: Machine Learning II, Winter Term 2016/17**

Professor Marius Kloft

Dr. Patrick Jähnichen

Florian Wenzel

**Topics: **

- Probabilistic machine learning (Bayesian decision theory, linear models, GPs, mixture models, variational methods)
- Statistical learning theory (Concentration and Rademacher Analysis)
- Advanced methods (MC-SVMs, HMMs, structured prediction, random forests, MTL, MKL)

First lecture: Friday, 21 Oct 2016.

The lecture is accompanied by an exercise course. For questions regarding the exercise contact Florian Wenzel.

Both, lecture and exercise are managed via Moodle: [lecture], [exercise],
where homework is submitted and slides can be obtained using the password provided in the first lecture.
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Dates

Lecture: Fridays, 11-13:15

Exercise: 13:30- 14:30

#### Requirement:

Profound knowledge of machine learning as taught in the course Machine Learning I. Basic knowledge of probability and statistics helpful.

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Exam

There will be an oral exam.
The exam dates are:

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Literature:

- Christopher M. Bishop. Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. Springer, 2006.
- Mehryar Mohri, Afshin Rostamizadeh, and Ameet Talwalkar. Foundations of machine learning. MIT press, 2012.