General schedule

Course overview

  • Week 0 (Optional)

    • Asynchronous: Python Workshop Part 1 for students + Mandatory TA training for ALL TAS

    • Asynchronous: Python Workshop Part 2 for students + Mandatory TA training for ALL TAS

    • Wed, June 30th: Linear Algebra (Mandatory for all Tutorial TAs). Project TAs have separate training.

    • Thus, July 1st:Calculus (Mandatory for all Tutorial TAs). Project TAs have separate training.

    • Fri, July 2nd: Probability & Statistics (Mandatory for all Tutorial TAs). Project TAs have separate training.

  • Week 1

    • Mon, July 5: Model Types

    • Tue, July 6: Modeling Practice

    • Wed, July 7: Model Fitting

    • Thu, July 8: Generalized Linear Models

    • Fri, July 9: Dimensionality Reduction

  • Week 2

    • Mon, July 12: Deep Learning

    • Tue, July 13: Linear Systems

    • Wed, July 14: Biological Neuron Models

    • Thu, July 15: Dynamic Networks

    • Fri, July 16: Project day!

  • Week 3

    • Mon, July 19: Bayesian Decisions

    • Tue, July 20: Hidden Dynamics

    • Wed, July 21: Optimal Control

    • Thu, July 22: Reinforcement Learning

    • Fri, July 23: Network Causality


Daily coursework schedule

General schedule except for W1D2, W2D5, and W3D5

All days (except W1D2, W2D5, and W3D5) will follow this schedule for course time:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

0:00-0:30*

Intro video & text

0:30-0:45**

Pod discussion I

0:45-2:15

Tutorials + nano-lectures I

2:15-3:15

Big break

3:15-4:45

Tutorials + nano-lectures II

4:45-4:55

Pod dicussion II

4:55-5:00

Reflections & content checks

5:05-5:35*

Outro

On W2D1, W2D4, and W3D4:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

5:40-6:40

Live Q&A

* The intro and outro will be watched asynchronously, which means that you can watch this lecture before and after the start of the synchronous session

** Note that the synchronous session starts at 0:30 with the first pod discussion!

W1D2

On W1D2 (project launch day):

Time (Hour)

Lecture

0:00-0:30*

Intro video & text

0:30-2:30**

Tutorials + nano-lectures I

2:30-2:45

Outro

2:45-3:45

Big break

3:45-5:30

Literature review

5:30-5:45

Break

5:45-8:30***

Project proposal

* The intro and outro will be watched asynchronously, which means that you can watch this lecture before and after the start of the synchronous session

** Note that the synchronous session starts at 0:30 with the first pod discussion!

*** Note that this includes the next available project time, which may be on the next day.

W2D5 (subject to changes)

On W2D5 (abstract writing day):

Time (Hour)

Lecture

0:00-2:20*

Abstract workshop

2:20-2:50

Break

2:50-4:20

Individual abstract editing

4:20-5:05

Mentor meeting

5:05-5:25

Break

5:25-6:25

Pod abstract swap

6:25-8:00

Finalize abstract

  • This day is completely asynchronous, so you should combine tutorial and project time for a total of 8 hours.

W3D5 (subject to changes)

On W3D5 (final day!), we will have an extra celebration and pod wrap-ups after the material:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

0:00-0:30*

Intro video & text

0:30-0:45**

Pod discussion I

0:45-2:15

Tutorials + nano-lectures I

2:15-3:15

Big break

3:15-4:45

Tutorials + nano-lectures II

4:45-4:55

Pod dicussion II

4:55-5:00

Reflections & content checks

5:05-5:35*

Outro

5:35-5:45

Break

5:45-6:10

Evaluation report

6:10-7:10

Project presentations

7:10-7:25

Pod farewell

7:25-8:15

Closing ceremony

* The intro and outro will be watched asynchronously, which means that you can watch this lecture before and after the start of the synchronous session

** Note that the synchronous session starts at 0:30 with the first pod discussion!

Professional Development Series

Coming soon