Lecture notes are taken by students. The scribe is expected to verify the correctness of all proofs, to fill in any obvious gaps in the lecture, and to add figures and illustrative images as needed.

Please sign-up to scribe for a lecture using this sign-up spreadsheet.

Title File
1 Mistake Bound Analysis (2012/03/27) PDF
2 The Online Optimization Game (2012/03/29) PDF (tex)
3 Follow-The-(Regularized)-Leader (2012/04/03) PDF (tex)
4 Linearizing Convex Losses (2012/04/05) PDF (tex)
5 Online Subgradient Descent (OGD) (2012/04/10) PDF (tex)
6 Adaptive Learning Rates for OGD (2012/04/12) PDF (tex)
7 Adaptive Per-Coordinate Learning (2012/04/17) PDF (tex)
8 The FTRL Algorithm with Strongly Convex and L1 Regularizers (2012/04/19) PDF (tex)
9 Guest Lecture (2012/04/24)
10 More Algorithms using Strongly Convex Regularizers (2012/04/26) PDF
11 (2012/05/01)
12 Partial Information: Bandit Problems and EXP3 (2012/05/03) PDF
13 Contextual Bandits / Bandits with Expert Advice (2012/05/08) PDF (tex)
14 Analysis of EXP4 with Loses (2012/05/10) PDF (tex)
16 Combinatorial Bandits PDF
20 References and Other Topics (2012/05/31) PDF

Latex Template

Lecture notes should be written in Latex using the cse599s12sp.sty style file and compiled into pdf using pdflatex. Here is an example of a latex file that uses the style file, and here is the resulting pdf document.