PhD Short Course on

Selected Topics in Machine Learning

Cagliari, June 6-7-8, 2007

Instructor: Zhi-Hua Zhou (Nanjing University, China)
Structure: 6 hours lecture over one week
  1. Selective Ensemble
  2. Learning Comprehensible Models
  3. Multi-Instance Learning
  4. Multi-Instance Multi-Label Learning
  5. Semi-Supervised Learning
  6. Exploiting Unlabeled Data in Content-Based Image Retrieval
Assessment: Read one paper in any of the above topic. Write 1 page summary.
Dates and location: All lectures will take place at the
University of Cagliari
Faculty of Engineering
Piazza D'Armi
09123 Cagliari, Italy

dates and schedule:
Wed June 6: 10.00-12.00, room Y
Thu June 7: 16.00 -18.00, room X
Fri June 8: 10.00-12.00, room Y

Organizer: Fabio Roli
Dep. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Cagliari, Italy
Email: roli at