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)
Leaderboard (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).