CS-498 Applied Machine Learning - Homework 1

CS-498 Applied Machine Learning

D.A. Forsyth --- 3310 Siebel Center

daf@uiuc.edu, daf@illinois.edu

13:00 - 14:15 OR 1.00 pm-2.15 pm (in old fashioned time)
1404 Siebel Center


Tanmay Gangwani gangwan2@illinois.edu

Jiajun Liu jlu23@illinois.edu

Jason Rock jjrock2@illinois.edu

Anirud Yadav ayadav4@illinois.edu

Office Hours: TBA

or swing by my office (3310 Siebel) and see if I'm busy

Evaluation is by: Homeworks and take home final.

I will shortly post a policy on collaboration and plagiarism





Homework 1: Due 30 Jan 2017 23h59 (Mon; midnight)


You should do this homework on your own -- one submission per student, and by submitting you are certifying the homework is your work.

Submission: Homework 1 submission details TBA.


  1. Do problem 3.1 (Pima Indians Classification). This needs R, and you should do it in R; we'll support other environments in following homeworks.
  2. Do problem 3.3 (Heart disease classification). You can use whatever programming language you care to, but...