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CSOR W4246 Algorithms for Data Science. 3 points.

Prerequisites: basic knowledge in programming (e.g., at the level of COMS W1007), a basic grounding in calculus and linear algebra.

Methods for organizing data, e.g. hashing, trees, queues, lists,priority queues. Streaming algorithms for computing statistics on the data. Sorting and searching. Basic graph models and algorithms for searching, shortest paths, and matching. Dynamic programming. Linear and convex programming. Floating point arithmetic, stability of numerical algorithms, Eigenvalues, singular values, PCA, gradient descent, stochastic gradient descent, and block coordinate descent. Conjugate gradient, Newton and quasi-Newton methods. Large scale applications from signal processing, collaborative filtering, recommendations systems, etc.

Fall 2021: CSOR W4246
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
CSOR 4246 001/13927 T Th 10:10am - 11:25am
Room TBA
Eleni Drinea 3 14/125
CSOR 4246 002/13928 T Th 11:40am - 12:55pm
Room TBA
Eleni Drinea 3 4/125