Office hour

Sorry for the late notice, as I mentioned yesterday, I’m making myself available between 12-1pm for general questions in reparation of the exam on Monday.


Presentations Thursday, April 9th, 2015

As previously announced, Thursday will be our presentation day.

Please make sure to send me your presentations (pdf format, 3-4 slides) by Wednesday 8pm at the latest.

Presentations should be about 4 minutes + time for one question (30 secs or so).

See you all Thursday!


Lecture 21 (take two), April 2nd, 2015: Recurrent Neural Networks

We will again attempt to discuss Recurrent Neural Networks. If we are unable to meet, please continue reading the material and posting discussion points. I’ll try to answer questions directly and replies.

Please study the following additional material in preparation for class:

Other relevant material:

Important upcoming dates

As we discussed in class yesterday, here are the important dates for the remainder of our course.

  • April 9th, 2015: Spotlight project presentations. The presentations should each be a max of 4 minutes (3 slides max.) and should highlight your most significant contributions.
  • April 13th, 2015: Final exam. 14h30-17h30 (3hours). Same room as our regular Monday class (Z210). Closed book but you are allowed 1 8.5×10 “cheat-sheet” (both sides)  for notes. The notes must be hand-written.
  • April 20th, 2015: Course Project due date. All project blog should be upto date and finalized by this date.

Lecture 20, March 26th, 2015: The Variational Autoencoder

In this lecture we will discuss Variational Autoencoders.

Please study the following material in preparation for class:

Other relevant material: