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Lecture 28: A Civil Engineering Perspective on AI

Lecture 27: Scalable Algorithms and Systems for Learning, Inference, and Prediction
Notes for Lecture 27

Lecture 26: Gaussian processes (GPs) and elements of metalearning
GPs, kernel functions, (Deep) kernel learning and approximations, NPs, and metalearning

Lecture 25: Spectral Learning for Graphical Models
Overview of the spectral learning for graphical models.

Lecture 24: Integrative Paradigms of GM: Regularized Bayesian Methods
Regularized Bayesian Methods and some applications.

Lecture 23: Bayesian nonparametrics (continued)
Overview of inference in Dirichlet processes, topic models and the hierarchical Dirichlet process, and infinite latent variable models.

Lecture 22: Bayesian nonparametrics
An introduction to Bayesian nonparametrics and the Dirichlet process.

Lecture 21: Sequential decision making (part 2): The algorithms
An introduction for maxentropy RL algorithms

Lecture 20: Reinforcement Learning & Control Through Inference in GM
Casting reinforcement learning as inference in a probabilistic graphical model.

Lecture 19: Case Study: Text Generation
Introduction to text generation as a case study for deep learning and generative modeling.
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