Preliminary Topic list

These are my notes from our initial meeting for topics me might want to cover. You can compare it to last year's.

NIPS highlights

Non-parametric Methods

Randomized Algorithms

Advanced MCMC Sampling

Spam Filtering

Linear Response

Wainwright and Jordan Review Paper

Frequentist methods(!)

Information Theory

Learning Theory

Information Bottle-neck

Graphical Models

Game Theory

Manifold learning

An Extracellular Darwinian experiment


Reinforcement Learning