The required literature consists of:

  1. The lecture slides
  2. The following parts of Christopher M. Bishop, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Springer, 2006:

    • Chapter 1: everything, except sections 1.2.6 and 1.6.
    • Chapter 2:

      • Introduction
      • Section 2.1, except 2.1.1
      • Section 2.2, except 2.2.1
      • Section 2.3: introduction until halfway page 79, and 2.3.4
      • Section 2.5

    • Chapter 3:

      • Introduction
      • Section 3.1, except 3.1.5
      • Section 3.2
      • Section 3.6

    • Chapter 4:

      • Introduction
      • Section 4.1.1 and 4.1.2
      • Section 4.3, except 4.3.5 and 4.3.6

    • Chapter 7:

      • Introduction
      • Section 7.1 except 7.1.4 and 7.1.5.

  3. Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio and Aaron Courville, Deep Learning, MIT Press, 2016.