Tuesday, December 18, 2007

First class

Tue, Jan 22, 2:40pm-3:55pm, Hamilton Hall, Room 503.

Please go through these notes to refresh your memory on probability and statistics (if you need a refresher).

Netflix prize links:
KorBell/BellKor winning team ($50,000 Progress Prize)
(follow the links to learn about individual teams)

Deanonymizing the
Netflix dataset:
A couple security researchers claim to have cracked the netflix dataset (
discussion at John Langford's blog).