CCIMI Seminars

## Review of basic probability theory

### With Volkan Cevher (Laboratory For Information And Inference Systems, Lions)

# Review of basic probability theory

Open to all, this seminar is part of the CCIMI short course; Mathematics of Data – From Theory to Computation (https://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/83647).

This lecture will give a review of basic probability theory, covering maximum likelihood, M-estimators, and empirical risk minimization as a motivation for convex optimization.

- Speaker: Volkan Cevher (Laboratory For Information And Inference Systems, Lions)
- Tuesday 13 March 2018, 15:00–15:45
- Venue: MR9 Centre for Mathematical Sciences.
- Series: CCIMI Short Course: Mathematics of Data – From Theory to Computation; organiser: Rachel Furner.