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1-2
2/9/14
Tuesday
Course Outline and Objectives, Review of Independence, Conditional Independence and Bayes Theorem,
Chain Rule, Conditional Probabilities Acquisition, Joint Distribution Generation from CPTs

3-4
9/9/14
Tuesday
Joint Distribution Computation from Bayesian Network, Inference in a Simple Bayesian Network, Inference in Singly Connected Network, BN Structure: Serial, Converging and Diverging

5-6
16/9/14
Tuesday
d-separation, Markov Blanket, Identifying Conditional Independence in a BN,
Formal Definitions: Directed Acyclic Graph, Markov Condition, How to Check if a DAG Satisfies the Markov Condition, Causal Markov Networks, Entailed Conditional Independence, Unfaithful Probability Distribution, Markov Equivalence DAGs

7-8
23/9/14

Assignment 1 Presentation


30/9/14

Midterm 1 Week


7/10/14

Baqraid Break

9-10
14/10/14

Knowledge Acquisition: Noisy-Or and CAST Logic, Influence Net Modeling, Demo of IBAYes and QGeNIe, Model Building Exercise

11-12
21/10/14

Belief Updating in Multiply Connected Networks, Clustering, Building a Junction Tree (Moralization, Triangulation, Maximum Cardinality Search), Properties of Junction Tree,
Logic Sampling, Likelihood Weighting, Loopy Belief Propagation

13-14
28/10/14

MLE vs. MAP, Learning a Single Parameter, Parameter Learning in a Bayesian Network, Equivalent Sample Size for Priors, Structure Learning using Bayesian Scores, Learning a DAG Pattern


4/11/14

Ashoora Break

15-16
11/11/14

Structure Learning using K2 and Node Ordering, Consistent Scoring Criteria, BIC Score, BN PowerConstructor Demo, Dynamic Bayesian Network: Modeling and Inference Mechanism, GeNIe Demo

17-18
13/11/14

Assignment 2 Presentation


18/11/14

Midterm 2 Break

19
25/11/14

Guest Speaker Session (Dr. Furqan Khan)

20-21
9/12/14

Session Conducted by Ms. Saleha Raza on Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks


22-23
11/12/14

Markov Chains, Hidden Markov Models, Timed Influence Nets, Dynamic Influence Nets, Dempster-Shafter Theory of Belief Functions

24-25
16/12/14

Decision Trees, Influence Diagrams, Sensitivity Analysis

26-27
21/12/14

Project Presentations