Pre-school Program

Tuesday, Aug 1
 9:30 Welcome
 9:45 Programming / Math skills evaluation
10:00 Interactive Lecture
Introcution to Matlab: ata as Vectors, Indexing, Plotting, etc.
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Interactive Lecture
Introduction to Matlab: Data as Matrices, Indexing, Plotting, etc.
12:30 Practical Exercises
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Interactive Lecture
Matrices as Operators: Inner products, projections, Coordinate transforms, different types of matrices etc.
16:00 Practical Exercises
17:00 Interactive Lecture
Matrix Decompositions: SVD, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Principal Component Analysis, etc.
18:00 Practical Exercises
19.30 Dinner


Wednesday, Aug 2

 9:30 Interactive Lecture
Matlab programming: Scripts and Functions, Flow Control (loops, conditions), Handling of Variables etc., Getting Help, Advanced Concepts
10:30 Practical Exercises
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Interactive Lecture
Introduction to Calculus: Derivatives, Integrals, Minima / Maxima of Functions, Multivariate Calculus and Gradient Descent
12.30 Practical Exercises
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Interactive Lecture
Differential Equations: Integrate-and-Fire neuron, Euler method
16:00 Practical Exercises
17:00 Interactive Lecture
Differential Equations: Phase Space Plots, Fixed point attractors, Limit cycles
18:00 Practical Exercises
19:30 Dinner


Thursday, Aug 3

 9:30 Interactive Lecture
Convolutions, Fourier Analysis I
10:30 Practical Exercises
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Interactive Lecture
Convolutions, Fourier Analysis II
12:30 Practical Exercises
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Interactive Lecture
Statistics I: Probabilities and Bayes
16:00 Practical Exercises
17:00 Interactive Lecture
Statistics II: Elementary Distributions
18:00 Practical Exercises
19:30 Dinner


Friday, Aug 4

 9:30 Interactive Lecture
Introduction to Supervised Learning: Regression etc.
10:30 Practical Exercises
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Interactive Lecture
Introduction to Unsupervised Learning: Clustering etc.
12:30 Practical Exercises
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Interactive Lecture
Introduction to Unsupervised Learning: PCA / SVD revisited
16:00 Practical Exercises
17:00 Wrap-up
20:00 Dinner Out in Lisbon