Information Theory & Bayesian ML

Beta-Bernoulli Update

Course Information

Recitation and office hours available on Piazza.

  • Course Logistics:

    • Zoom: Main lecture meeting link (passwd: Shannon)
    • Piazza: All course communications via Piazza page. Please join immediately if not automatically added.
    • CMSx: Homework submissions must be done electronically via CMSx.


We will mainly follow two textbooks

Both these books have free pdfs available on their websites, and are both excellent resources! We will cover a selection of chapters from each, as well as some additional topics (depending on time/interest).

Lecture Notes


Siddhartha Banerjee
Siddhartha Banerjee
Associate Professor

Sid Banerjee is an associate professor in the School of Operations Research at Cornell, working on topics at the intersection of data-driven decision-making, market design, and algorithms for large-scale networks.