A brief introduction to learning theory and SVM

This course focuses on the problem of supervised learning from the perspective of modern statistical learning theory, and develops basic tools such as Regularization including Support Vector Machines for regression and classification. It also derives generalization bounds using VC theory.

 

Lectures (in french)

  • Une brêve introduction [pdf]
  • Eléments de théorie de l'apprentissage [pdf]
  • Support vector machines [pdf]