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Fall 2018 Computer Science and Operations Research W4246 section 001

Call Number 29573
Day & Time
TR 1:10pm-2:25pm
501 Northwest Corner Building
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Eleni Drinea
Course Description 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.
Web Site Vergil
Department Computer Science
Enrollment 156 students (150 max) as of 12:16AM Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Status Full
Final Exam Day/Time
T 1:10pm-4:00pm
Final Location 501 Northwest Corner Building
Subject Computer Science and Operations Research
Number W4246
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, Global Programs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20183CSOR4246W001

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