` DCS860A Emerging Information Technologies I - Pace University
Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
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1
Sat
Sep 10
Course Introduction
Course Overview   Dissertation Data
Teams Choose Presentation Topics   See 2016
Ray Kurzweil: How to Create a Mind
Exercise: "Thinking outside the box"  
Technology Life Cycle (TLC) and Kurzweil's Law
of Accelerating Returns leading to The Singularity

Readings:
  Kurzweil 6 Epochs TED(not req)
  Did you know? A  B  C (not req)
2
Sat
Oct 1
11:30: Intro Pattern Reco & Machine Learning
Bayes Decision Theory GMM Simple kNN Videos

1:30: Masters Projects Support Doctoral Research
Conferences and Proceedings Javid Mike Hilda
Assignment 1: Bayes Decision Theory vs kNN
Discuss textbook
Assignment References
Team Presentation Readings:
3
Sat
Oct 22
11:30: Dr Coakley: Smartphone Keystr Biometrics

1:30: Regression Analysis
Assignment 2: Linear Regression
Discussion on Assignment 1

Team 1 Presentation:
Assignment 1
4
Sat
Nov 19
11:30: Jigar Jadav: Analysis of H.S. Web Searches

1:30: Unsupervised Learning and Clustering
In-class Exercise: K-Means Algorithm
Assignment 3: K-Means Algorithm
Discussion on Assignment 2

1:30: Team 2 Presentation: TensorFlow
Assignment 2
5
Sat
Dec 17
11:30: Dr. Ron Frank, Quantum Key Distribution

1:30: Course Review + Next Semester
Discussion: 3 assignments and textbook
Top 10 algorithms in data mining
Assignment 3
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