ACM India Summer School 2018

  • Venue : Goa University, Goa
  • Date : June 4 to June 15, 2018

Course Contents:

  • Mathematical foundation, basic statistical analysis and data visualization: Matrix Algebra, Probability and random processes, inferential statistics, optimization for data science and data visualization;

  • Elements of machine learning: Supervised learning (methods: linear and logistic regression, K-NN, LDA, Tree based methods, SVMs, ANNs. Concepts: Bias-Variance tradeoff, regularization, dimensionality reduction), unsupervised learning (clustering and ARM); (iii) Advanced topics: Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Topics in Big Data and Learning Theory.

Partial Faculty List (more to be added):

  • Balaraman Ravindran, IIT Madras

  • Mitesh Khapra, IIT Madras

  • Raghunathan Rengaswamy, IIT Madras

  • Harish Guruprasad, IIT Madras

  • Nandan Sudarsanam, IIT Madras

  • Sahely Bhadra - IIT Palakkad

  • Sourangshu Bhattachrya, IIT Kharagpur

  • Anirban Dasgupta, IIT Gandhinagar

  • Piyush Rai, IIT Kanpur


    The course requires an understanding of algebra, calculus, and proficiency in programming.

Course coordinators:

  • Nandan Sudarsanam, IIT Madrass

  • Harish Guruprasad, IIT Madras

  • Balaraman Ravindran, IIT Madras