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Old 08-25-2012, 12:42 PM
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Default Masterfully done

I've enjoyed every lecture in the course so far, but I have to say that the one on kernel methods is very well done. I've tried to read about kernel methods on my own, but lacking the math sophistication, I've never really understood how they worked. I think I do now.

Please consider making more of your courses available to the world. You have a valuable gift.

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Old 08-25-2012, 12:53 PM
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I've enjoyed every lecture in the course so far, but I have to say that the one on kernel methods is very well done. I've tried to read about kernel methods on my own, but lacking the math sophistication, I've never really understood how they worked. I think I do now.

Please consider making more of your courses available to the world. You have a valuable gift.

Thanks.

-Samir
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:58 PM
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Thanks for everything!

Having graduated about 30 years ago, not counting graduate school,
it was interesting to have a homework deadline after so many years.

You could have done it without any deadlines, but it wouldn't feel
like a real course!

And thanks to Caltech for supporting it.
(And YouTube for hosting the lectures.)
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:24 PM
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The same here. I really enjoyed this course and professor Yaser's lectures are fantastic.

Hope to see more on-line classes delivered by such great teachers.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:31 AM
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I was just wondering, though, does the real Caltech course have an
unlimited (well, two weeks) time open book final?

I would have expected a three hour, closed book (honor system)
take home final.

Not that I am complaining, but just wondering.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:40 AM
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I was just wondering, though, does the real Caltech course have an
unlimited (well, two weeks) time open book final?

I would have expected a three hour, closed book (honor system)
take home final.

Not that I am complaining, but just wondering.
There is no final given at Caltech for this course. Just open-book homeworks from which the multiple choice version was derived whenever possible.
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