|Professor:||Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick|
|Contact:||231 Illini Hall, kkirkpat(at)illinois.edu|
|TA:||Sophie Phuong Le, phuong2(at)illinois.edu|
|MWF 2:00-2:50pm in 245 Altgeld Hall through August 30; then 341 Altgeld Hall starting on September 4.|
|Mondays and Fridays, 3:00-3:50, or by appointment. I would be happy to answer your questions in my office anytime as long as I'm not otherwise engaged, and before and after class are good times to catch me either in my office or in the classroom.|
|Textbook:||The main text will be Understanding Machine Learning: From Theory to Algorithms, 1st Edition by Shai Shalev-Shwartz and Shai Ben-David: https://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~shais/UnderstandingMachineLearning/understanding-machine-learning-theory-algorithms.pdf|
Homework: 40% of the course grade |
Two Midterms: 15% each, one on October 11, and one on December 11. Please let me know as soon as possible if you need any accommodation.
Final Project: 30%, on a topic of your choice related to the course. See HW#3 for options. Our assigned final exam time is 8:00-11:00am, Monday, December 16. Attendance/participation for everyone (not just speakers) will be graded during the final exam period, estimated to run from 9am to 11am on Dec. 16, in the usual classroom. Exceptions are allowed for medical and other serious reasons.
|Inclusion and Justice:||
I am committed to affirming the identities, realities and voices
of all students, especially students from historically marginalized
or under-represented backgrounds. I value the use of
self-specified gender pronouns, and I require respect for everybody.
Please contact me to receive disability accommodations.
You should also know that I'm a mandatory reporter. My pronouns