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1
05/09/12
Wednesday
Course Outline and Objectives, Review of Independence, Conditional Independence and Bayes Theorem


2
08/09/12
Saturday
Chain Rule, Conditional Probabilities Acquisition, Joint Distribution Generation from CPTs


3
12/09/12
Wednesday
Joint Distribution Computation from Bayesian Network, Inference in a Simple Bayesian Network


4
15/09/12
Saturday
Inference in Singly Connected Network, BN Structure: Serial, Converging and Diverging


5
19/09/12
Wednesday
d-separation, Markov Blanket, Identifying Conditional Independence in a BN


6
22/09/12
Saturday
Formal Definitions: Directed Acyclic Graph, Markov Condition, How to Check if a DAG Satisfies the Markov Condition


7-8
23/09/12
Sunday
Causal Markov Networks, Entailed Conditional Independence, Unfaithful Probability Distribution, Markov Equivalence DAGs

Bayesian Networks without Tears

26/09/12
Wednesday
Out of Country



29/09/12
Saturday
Out of Country


9
3/10/12
Wednesday
Knowledge Acquisition: Noisy-Or


10
6/10/12
Saturday
CAusal STrength (CAST) Logic, Influence Net Modeling, Demo of IBAYes and QGeNIe

An Introductory Paper on Influence Nets (CAST Logic)



Wednesday
Midterm 1 Week




Saturday
Midterm 1 Week


11
17/10/12
Wednesday
Belief Updating in Multiply Connected Networks, Clustering, Building a Junction Tree (Moralization, Triangulation, Maximum Cardinality Search), Properties of Junction Tree


12
20/10/12
Saturday
Junction Tree (Cont'd), Logic Sampling


13-14
24/10/12
Wednesday

Assignment # 1 Presentations



Saturday
Baqraid Holidays


15
31/10/12
Wednesday
Likelihood Weighting, Loopy Belief Propagation


16
3/11/12
Saturday
Parameter Learning, Equivalent Sample Size for Priors


17
07/11/12
Wednesday
Structure Learning, Probability of Data Given a DAG, Learning a DAG Pattern, K2 Algorithm


18
10/11/12
Saturday
Structure Learning (Cont'd),
Consistent Scoring Criterion, BN PowerConstructor Demo


19
14/11/12
Wednesday
Dynamic Bayesian Networks: Modeling and Inference Mechanism, GeNIe Demo


20
17/11/12
Saturday
HW2 Discussion, Markov Chains


21-22
21/11/12
Wednesday

Project II Proposal Presentations


24/11/12
Saturday
Ashoora


23
8/12/12
Saturday
Markov Chains, Hidden Markov Models, HMM as DBN


24
19/12/12
Wednesday
Timed Influence Nets and Dynamic Influence Nets


25
22/12/12
Wednesday
Decision Analysis using Decision Trees


26-27
29/12/12
Saturday
Project Presentations


28
30/12/12
Sunday
Sensitivity Analysis, Knowledge Engineering