Other topics that may be covered in class
Last year's lectures
Date  Lecture Topics  Suggested Readings  Additional material 

29 Aug 2013  Introduction: Representing Sounds and Images  Tom, Dick and Mary discover the DFT [pdf] Vetterli's tutorial on Wavelets [pdf] Time Frequency Representations [pdf] 

3 Sep 2013  Linear Algebra refresher I  
5 Sep 2013  Linear Algebra refresher II  [Gilbert Strang's notes on Eigen analysis] [A pretty good video lecture on SVD] [Sam Roweis' notes on matrix identities] 

10 Sep 2013  Representing data: Sounds and images [slides] [handout]  
12 Sep 2013  Project Ideas [slides] 

17 Sep 2013  Eigen analysis [slides] [handout]  
19 Sep 2013  Binary classification, voting, an application to face detection[slides] [handout]  
24 Sep 2013  Independent Component Analysis[slides]  
26 Sep 2013  Class Cancelled; James/Varun will post a doodle poll for times for a makeup class  
1 Oct 2013  Modeling natural behaviors and human interactions from analysis of video and audio recordings  Behjat Siddiquie [Behjat's slides] 

3 Oct 2013  Expectation Maximization [slides] [handout]  
8 Oct 2013  Component Analysis  Fernando de la Torre  
10 Oct 2013  Clustering [slides] [handout]  
15 Oct 2013  Latent variable analysis with an application to signal separation [slides]  
17 Oct 2013  Regression, ML, MAP and MMSE estimation[slides]  
22 Oct 2013  Sparse over complete representations and dictionarybased decompositions [slides]  
24 Oct 2013  Hidden Markov Models [slides]  
29 Oct 2013  Component Analysis 2  Fernando de la Torre  
31 Oct 2013  Compressed Sensing [slides]  Aswin Sankarnarayanan  
5 Nov 2013  Music analysis  Roger Dannenberg  
7 Nov 2013  Structure from Motion  Yaser Sheikh  
12 Nov 2013  Linear Gaussian Models [slides]  
14 Nov 2013  Predicting/estimating time series I [slides]  
19 Nov 2013  Class cancelled  
21 Nov 2013  Predicting/estimating time series II [slides]  
26 Nov 2013  LGM II: Factor Analysis  
3 Dec 2013  [Buffer/TBD] 