Machine Learning
 Autumn 2014


  • The first discussion section will be held on Friday 9/26, in the NVIDIA auditorium, from 4:15 - 5:05 pm. It will cover some materials in linear algebra useful for this course.

  • The first class will be held at 9:00 am on Monday 9/22, in the NVIDIA auditorium. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Problem Set 1 has been released!

  • Data for problem set 1 can be downloaded here q1x.dat, q1y.dat, q2x.dat, q2y.dat.

  • The project guideline has been released. Please check here.

  • The suggested projects list has been released. Please check here.

  • Materials from the Matlab tutorial are now up.

  • Extra office hours this week (Oct 13-17), see calendar. "Project TAs" are here to help you with your project. Use them!

  • Project proposals are still due on 10/17, but the time has been extended from 5pm to 11:59pm.

  • Problem Set 2 has been released!

  • Solutions for Problem Set 1 are now up.

  • The Practice Midterm is now up.

  • The Problem Set 3 is now up.

  • The Practice Midterm Solutions are now up.

  • Solutions for Problem Set 2 are now up.

  • It's the middle of the term and we would love to know how we can improve the course for you. Would you please take a moment and fill out our Survey? Thank you so much for your input!

  • Andrew's Deep Learning Presentation Slides are now up.

  • The Problem Set 4 is now up.

  • The Project Milestone Submission Guidelines are now up. Send us an email to cs229project_at_gmail that includes a very succint description of your project progress and also attach a pdf, which is closer to a formal report.

  • Midterm Solutions are posted.

  • Problem Set 3 Solutions are now up.

  • Course Information


    Andrew Ng.


    3-4 units. MW 9:00AM-10:15AM.   NVIDIA Auditorium (in the Huang Engineering Center)

    Discussion sections: Fridays, 4:15 - 5:05 pm   Location: NVIDIA Auditorium (optional attendance)

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    If you are enrolled in 229 at Stanford (i.e. you're a Stanford student or SCPD student) and have a question, for you to get a response quickly we strongly encourage you to post it on our Piazza forum. If you want to contact the teaching staff directly, you can also email us at

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