ECE 595: Machine Learning I

Professor Stanley Chan, Purdue University
Spring 2020


Welcome to Machine Learning I.

COVID-19 Update

Please see the following information.

Final Project

Final project is posted.

  • Instructions: (PDF)

  • Deadline: April 24, 2020 (Friday), 11:59am EST.

  • Please submit through blackboard

  • Please type your report. You can use LaTeX (Template) or Word. You can hand write equations, scan them, and insert into your report.

  • If you are new to LaTeX, take a look at Overleaf. It is a very convenient LaTeX platform.

  • Report must be 10 pages or less. This includes text, figures, and table. References are not included.

  • Final project will account for 30% of the course. You can collaborate with a friend but all project reports should be written by yourself. Acknowledge your collaborators in the report.

Online Lectures

Starting from March 23, 2020, all lectures will be delivered online.

How to:

Online Office Hours

Starting from March 23, 2020, the TAs will host office hours online.

Tuesday Morning 9:00 - 10:00am EST. Meeting ID: 614 139 698. Password: ece595. Can also click this link

Tuesday Afternoon 4:00 - 5:00pm EST. Meeting ID: 613 710 965. Password: ece595. Can also click this link

Thursday Afternoon 2:00 - 4:00pm EST. Meeting ID: 737 361 113. Password: ece595. Can also click this link

How to:

  • Please go to

  • Click the join button located at the top right corner

  • Type the meeting ID and the password.

  • You need to have a microphone and a speaker.

Online Homework Submission

Starting from March 23, 2020, all homework should be submitted through blackboard.

How to:

  • Go to

  • Login using your Purdue login

  • Go to Assignment

  • Upload your homework

  • Please either type using the LaTeX template posted on this website, or photo-scan the solution

  • Do not hand in hard copies to MSEE 330. All homework must be submitted through blackboard


  • Mar-11-2020 Special Announcement about COVID-19. See here.

  • Jan-13-2020 Please fill up the homework return policy form at this URL.

  • Jan-13-2020 The first lecture will be on Jan 13, 2020, 3:30-4:20pm, in WTHR 200.