Monsoon 2021: Machine Learning [CSE343/ECE343]

Update: At the conclusion of the course, I am glad to announce the best course projects:

Course Information

Time and Location: Wednesday, Friday 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM, Virtually on Zoom

Course Outline

Week NoLecture NoDateLecture Topic
 220/08Learning Problems and the Empirical Risk Minimization Framework, Loss Functions for Classification and Regression, Evaluation Metrics for Classification
2325/08Linear models for regression
 427/08Logistic Regression
3501/09Machine Learning in Practice [Validation, Bias-Variance]
 603/09Machine Learning in Practice [Regularization, Resampling]
4708/09Naive Bayes
 810/09Decision Trees
5915/09Random Forests
7  Mid-sem
81306/10Project Mid-Sem Presentation
 1408/10MLP-I [BackPropagation]
91513/10MLP-II [Practical Considerations]
 1620/10SVM – I [Optimal Hyperlane]
101722/10SVM – II [Primal and Dual Form]
 1827/10SVM – III [Kernel SVM]
 203/11Unsupervised Learning: K Means
122110/11Convolutional Neural Networks
 2212/11Application to Images
132317/11Case Study
 2424/11Fairness, Accountability and Transparency
142526/11Project End-Sem Presentation
15  End-sem
Course Outline

Contact and Communication

  • Google Classroom is the forum for the class. Please send an email to me to get the registration code.
  • All official announcements and communication will happen over GC.
  • Any questions regarding course content and course organization should be posted on GC.  
  • Office hours are given below. Please schedule the appointment via the appointment page of the instructor and the concerned TAs as communicated in the GC.

Office Hours


Jainendra Shukla Thursday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Virtually on Google Meet

Teaching Assistants

Ashwini B (Ph.D.), Friday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Virtually on Google Meet

Rajat Agarwal (Ph.D.), Thursday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Virtually on Google Meet

Arka Sarkar, Monday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Virtually on Google Meet

Lakshya A Agrawal, TBD, Virtually on Google Meet

Pragya Gandhi, TBD, Virtually on Google Meet

Ruhma Mehek Khan, TBD, Virtually on Google Meet

Yashdeep Prasad, Saturday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Virtually on Google Meet