ML_HW_LIU_Gang_20090112 - CS 6375 Homework 0 Due:...

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CS 6375 Homework 0 Due: 01/21/2009, 2:30pm. Total: 100 points. 1. [10 pts] Give an application for which machine learning approaches are appropriate (maybe machine learning is already used or you think that can be used). Explain the task clearly and how machine learning is or can be used. Please try to find an application that is not discussed in the textbook or our class. 2. [10 pts] Assume you are going to build a system to detect spam emails, i.e., your task is to determine whether an email is legitimate or spam. What kind of attributes will you use for this task? 3. [80 pts] The following problems are meant to help you refresh your memory on some concepts related to math and statistics, which we will need in this course. 3.1. Probability and statistics a) [5 pts] What is the probability of getting exactly 7 heads when flipping a fair coin 10 times? b) [10 pts] You flipped a fair twice and told me one of the tosses resulted in a tail, what is the probability that I think both tosses resulted in tails?
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course CS 6375 taught by Professor Yangliu during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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