Todo list

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The todo lists here corresponds to the Course schedule. Each list must be completed before the day of review. It is Wednesday 06:00 am for the 2020 Spring semester.

Todo A: Abstract

  1. Write a draft of your abstract.
  • The abstract shall not exceed 600 characters. It may contain:
    • wide-range field of the investigated problem,
    • narrow problem to focus on,
    • features and conditions of the problem,
    • [the novelty],
    • application to illustrate with.
  • For joint projects it is important that each team-member writes its own text.

Supplementary materials

Todo B: Beginner's-talk

Short 45-second introductory talk. Plan of the talk:

  1. The project goal. What is the motivation, the goal to reach?
  2. The main idea. What is the message?
  3. The expected result. What is your delivery, your impact, novelty?

There is no time to show a slide or draw a plot on the blackboard. It is recommended to rehearse the report.

Todo I: Introduction

Todo L: Literature

Todo 1: Select your project

To select your project:

  1. Look through the list of projects.
  2. Find information about the experts and consultants.
  3. Select your projects in the questionnaire before Wednesday 22:00pm.
  4. Wait for confirmation.
  5. Put confirmed topics to the Group table on Machine learning

Todo 0: Prepare necessary tools

  1. Editing. Install LaTeX: MikTeX for Windown, TeX Live for Linux, and for Mac OS. Sign up V2 OverLeaf ShareLaTeX.
  2. Install the editor TeXnic Center or its alternative WinEdt for Windows, TeXworks for Linux, and TeXmakerfor Mac OS.
  3. Download the paper template, ZIP and compile it.
  4. Read BibTeX.
  5. Install bibliographic collection software JabRef (can be postponed).
  6. Communications. Sign up GitHub.
    • Important: address and login like Name.Surname or Name-Surname (it depends on system conventions) is welcome.
    • Introductory sliders on Version Control System.
    • Introduction to GitHub.
    • The first steps in GitHub.
  7. Download a shell: Desktop.GitHub, or use a command line to synchronise your project.
  8. Sign up Send a logon to your coordinator of to mlalgorithms [at] gmail [dot] com.
  9. To state a problem (write essay) using notebook see example in MathJax.
  10. Install Hangouts, Skype - read instructions.
  11. Programming. Install Python Anaconda, PyCharm (alternative Visual Studio), Notebook online Google.Colab.
    • Development for ML: PyTorch
    • Style formatting: Codestyle pep8
  12. Add. As alternative install and try Matlab (MIPT provides free version), (alternative Octave), R-project, Wofram Mathematica.
  13. Add. Read with pleasure Кутателадзе С. С. Советы эпизодическому переводчику and Сосинский А. Б. Как написать математическую статью по-английски.


References to catch up

Todo -1: Subscribe to the course

Todo before 06:00 Wednesday, February 12 th:

  1. pick up a problem from the page Try-on programming problems (get the oldest problems, they are simpler),
  2. plot one figure to illustrate the problem (plot data or analysis),
  3. write explanatory comments to the figure (what the reader sees on the figure, what conclusions follow up),
  4. an example of the figure formatting is here
  5. upload your notebook to your github repository,
  6. send the link to this notebook to mlalgorithms [at] gmail [dot] com, with the subject "Application m1p"

Todo A: Write an abstract