CS480/680 - Introduction to Machine Learning

2021 Fall
  • Email: yaoliang.yu@uwaterloo.ca

  • Time and location: course is asynchronous.

    • Lecture videos will be pre-recorded and posted here at the beginning of week.

    • For purely formality reason, we suggest TTh 1:00-2:20 (AOE) for you to work on the course material.

    • We do not meet live for lectures, except the office hour and discussion below.

  • Office hour: W 9:00-10:00am EST (zoom link on Learn) or by email appointment

  • In-person (only for people in session 4/680-101), W 1:30-2:20pm EST, MC 2065

    • We will use this time for discussions, questions, examples and tutorials.

    • This part is completely optional: none of the course lectures or assignments will depend on it.

    • We ask everyone to please follow the university classroom guidelines.

  • TAs:

    • Huang, Yuxiang (y675huan)

    • Ivashkevich, Stan (sivashke) x 2

    • Jiang, Zhiying (z267jian)

    • Pacheco, Paulo (ppacheco)

    • Therien, Benjamin (btherien)

  • Enrolment

    • CS undergrad: if need be, please email CS advisors for the waitlist.

    • Other students: in case you cannot enroll, please register your interest here.

    • Permission numbers will be sent out after the 1st week of class (school policy).

    • Meanwhile, all course material is publicly available on this page.

    • Stick around and we will try to accommodate everyone.


  • Course syllabus is available here.