Winter School on Algorithms for Big Data and Machine Learning Hosted by Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

Sponsored by Microsoft Research India

Dates: 28 December 2020 to 9 January 2021

Course coordinators:

Description of school:
The school is about theoretical algorithms used for problems arising in Big Data. In particular it will cover algorithms with guarantees that they are used in Machine Learning and other Big Data applications.

List of subtopics:

  • Basics of Linear Algebra
  • Basics of Probability Theory and Randomized Algorithms
  • Theoretical Foundations of Machine Learning
  • Streaming Algorithms
  • Sketching and Dimension Reduction

Partial list of speakers:

  • Fahad Panolan, IIT Hyderabad
  • Venkatesh Raman, IMSc
  • Saket Saurabh, IMSc
  • Faculty from MSRI Microsoft Research India) (TBD)

Background/prior courses recommended:

  • Algorithms
  • Probability Theory

Click here to apply for ACM India Winter School 2020-21