COM-512 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Grossglauser Matthias, Thiran Jean-Philippe

Language: English

Remark: Cours biennal


Summary

The goal of this class is to acquire mathematical tools and engineering insight about networks whose structure is random, as well as learning and control techniques applicable to such network data.

Content

Keywords

Random graphs, network data, machine learning, graph processes.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Stochastic models in communication (COM-300), or equivalent.

 

Important concepts to start the course

Basic probability and stastistics; Markov chains; basic combinatorics.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures, exercises, mini-project

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, bi-weekly homeworks, mini-project incl. student presentation at the end of semester, final exam.

Assessment methods

  1. Homeworks 10%
  2. Mini-project 40%
  3. Final exam 50%.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

  • A. D. Barbour, L. Holst and S. Janson, Poisson Approximation, Oxford Science Publications, 1992.
  • B. Bollobas, Random Graphs (2nd edition), Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • R. Durrett, Random Graph Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, 2006 (electronic version).
  • D. Easley, J. Kleinberg. Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World, Cambridge University Press, 2010 (electronic version).
  • G. Grimmett, Percolation (2nd edition), Springer, 1999.
  • S. Janson, T. Luczak, A. Rucinski, Random Graphs, Wiley, 2000.
  • R. Meester and R. Roy, Continuum Percolation, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Class notes will be available on the course website.

Websites

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Networks out of control
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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