Examinations for Probabilistic Reasoning in AI (COMP526)
Winter 2004
The second exam will cover selected topics from lectures 1730
(including the lecture we have next Wednesday, March 24). List of
topics:

Expectation maximization (EM)

Hidden Markov models (HMM)

Computing expected utilities for actions. Simple decision graphs (12
actions).

Markov Decision processes: definition, formulating problems as MDPs.

Value functions, dynamic programming

Learning in MDPs

Defining an appropriate probabilistic representation for a problem
Topics that are not on the exam:

Kalman filters

General inference algorithm for decision graphs

Lectures from March 26 onwards.
Possible dates for the exam are:

Monday, March 29, in the afternoon (note that Doina will be away that day!)

Tuesday April 8, in the afternoon

Tuesday, April 13, in the afternoon
Note that the list of topics does not depend on the exam date
Prof. Doina PRECUP
Last modified: Wed Mar 18 21:45:59 EST 2004