Computer Science

B554 Probabilistic Approaches to Artificial Intelligence

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CSCI-B 403, MATH-M 301 and MATH-M 365 recommended.

Theory and practice of computational and mathematical foundations of probabilistic models for artificial intelligence and other areas of computing. Topics include: random variables and independence; graphical models including Bayesian and Markov networks; exact and approximate inference algorithms; constrained, unconstrained and stochastic optimization algorithms; parameter and structure estimation; temporal models; applications.