CS590N Statistical Relational Learning
Spring 2007: Schedule of Readings
January 9: Introduction
 Background:
Getoor, L. and C. Diehl (2005). Link Mining: A Survey. SIGKDD Explorations, December, 2005, Volume 7 Issue 2.
January 11: Example applications Presentation: Rich, Discussion: Jen

McGovern, A., L. Friedland, M. Hay, B. Gallagher, A. Fast, J. Neville, and D. Jensen (2003). Exploiting Relational Structure to Understand Publication Patterns in HighEnergy Physics. SIGKDD Explorations, December 2003, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 165172.

Neville, J., O. Simsek, D. Jensen, J. Komoroske, K. Palmer and H. Goldberg (2005). Using Relational Knowledge Discovery to Prevent Securities Fraud. In Proceedings of the 11th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.
January 16: Uncertainty Presentation: Praveen, Discussion: Chris (cmayfiel)
January 18: Inductive learning Presentation: Umang, Discussion: Yang (wang174)

Hand, D., H. Mannila, and P. Smyth (2001). Principles of Data Mining. MIT Press.

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 5: A Systematic Overview of Data Mining Algorithms (skip 5.3.15.3.3)

Chapter 10: Predictive Modeling for Classification (skip 10.310.4, 10.610.7, 10.9)
January 23: Conditional relational models Presentation: Chris, Discussion: Rajesh (rkalyana)
January 25: CRMs (cont'd) Presentation: Ferit, Discussion: Praveen (pbhamidi)
January 30: Graphical models Presentation: Don, Discussion: Umang (usharan)

E. Charniak (1991). Bayesian Networks without Tears. AI magazine.

Koller, D., N. Friedman, L. Getoor, and B. Taskar (2007). Graphical Models in a Nutshell. Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning, L. Getoor and B. Taskar, editors, to appear.
February 1: Invited Talk
February 6: Class canceled
February 8: Probabilistic relational models Presentation: Duncan, Discussion: Don (dfry)
February 13: Class canceled (due to snow)
February 15: PRMs (cont'd) Presentation: Josh, Discussion: Rich (richshay[at]gmail.com)

Taskar, B., P. Abbeel, and D. Koller (2002). Relational Markov Networks. Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning, L. Getoor and B. Taskar, editors, to appear.
February 18: **Project Proposals due today
February 20: PRMs (cont'd) Presentation: Jen, Discussion: Chris (cmayfiel)

Neville, J., and D. Jensen (2007). Relational Dependency Networks. Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning, L. Getoor and B. Taskar, editors, to appear.
February 22: Inductive logic programming Presentation: Rajesh, Discussion: Ferit (akova)

Dzeroski, S. (2007). Inductive Logic Programming in a Nutshell. Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning, L. Getoor and B. Taskar, editors, to appear.
February 27: No class (Instructor out of town)
March 1: Probabilistic logic models Presentation: Praveen, Discussion: Umang (usharan)
March 6: PLMs (cont'd) Presentation: Yang, Discussion: Josh (jvdillon)
March 8: Representation issues Presentation: Umang, Discussion: Don (dfry)

Heckerman, D., C. Meek, and D. Koller (2004). Probabilistic Models for Relational Data. Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSRTR200430.

Optional:
Milch, B., B. Marthi, S. Russell, D. Sontag, D. Ong, and A. Kolobov (2007). BLOG: Probabilistic Models with Unknown Objects. Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning, L. Getoor and B. Taskar, editors, to appear.
March 13: Spring Break
March 15: Spring Break
March 20: Learning issues Presentation: Ferit, Discussion: Duncan (dleaf)
March 22: Inference issues Presentation: Duncan, Discussion: Praveen (pbhamidi)
March 27: Inference (cont'd) Presentation: Josh, Discussion: Duncan (dleaf)
**Project Prelim Report due today
March 29: Dynamic relational models Presentation: Don, Discussion: Rajesh (rkalyana)
April 3: Group discovery Presentation: Rich, Discussion: Josh (jvdillon)
April 5: Link prediction Presentation: Yang, Discussion: Ferit (akova)
April 10: Entity resolution Presentation: Chris, Discussion: Yang (wang174)
April 12: Graph mining Presentation: Rajesh, Discussion: Rich (richshay[at]gmail.com)
April 17: Project presentations **NB: Class rescheduled to April 18, 3:304:30pm Location: LWSN 1168
 Presentations: Duncan, Rich, Josh & Rajesh
April 19: Project presentations
 Presentations: Don, Ferit, Umang, Chris
April 24: Final wrap up **NB: Class rescheduled to April 27, 3:005:00pm Jake's Roadhouse
April 26: Final wrap up **NB: Class rescheduled to April 27, 3:005:00pm Jake's Roadhouse
 **Project Final Report due April 26 midnight