Week03


Here's a link to an animation of the iterations of an EM clustering algorithm:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-pq8VCQk4M

 

Andrew Ng's cs229 lectures on EM method:

Expectation-Maximization Algorithm:

cs229-notes7b.pdf

Gaussian Discriminant Analysis:

cs229-notes8.pdf

http://www.cosmolearning.com/video-lectures/learning-algorithms-generative-gaussian-discriminant-analysis-digression/

 

More Reference Material

Our text book Section 9.2.2 Clustering Using Mixture Models

ExpectationMaximization.pdf

Maximum Likelihood by Andrew Moore

 

Challenge Problem Data Set:   Synthetic Control Data

Paper to read:  R. J. Alcock and Y. Manolopoulous