• This schedule and reading list are tentative and might change as the quarter progresses.

  • The review forms and deadlines for submitting them are listed alongside each paper; the deadline time is 9:59am PT on the deadline date.

  • If no review forms is provided for some papers, you need not submit reviews for the corresponding papers but they are recommended reading for that lecture.

Week Topic and Papers Slides, Videos; Review Forms, Deadlines
0 Introduction, ML Lifecycle Overview, and Basics Slides: PDF PPTX
Readings: SIGMOD tutorial 1, SIGMOD tutorial 2, Berkeley report

1-2 Topic 1: Classical ML Training at Scale Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: Parameter Server Review 1 Form; due Sep 30
For review: XGBoost Review 2 Form; due Oct 7
More readings: MADlib, MLlib, Mahout, GraphLab, AWS Sagemaker -

3-4 Topic 2: Deep Learning Systems Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: TensorFlow (Talk slides) Review 3 Form; due Oct 12
For review: TVM Review 4 Form; due Oct 19
More readings: Horovod, Distributed PyTorch -

5-6 Topic 3: Feature Engineering and Model Selection Systems Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: Cerebro Review 5 Form; due Oct 26
More readings: MSMS, Hyperband, ASHA, Vizier, Columbus, Nautilus -

6 Review Discussion 1 on Mon, Nov 1 (Zoom only) Slides: PDF

6 Midterm Exam on Thu, Nov 4 -

7 Industry Guest Lecture by Chip Huyen on Nov 9 (Zoom only) Slides PDF

6-8 Topic 4: Data Sourcing and Organization for ML Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: Deequ Review 6 Form; due Nov 11
More readings:SortingHat, Hamlet, TFDV, Snorkel, Ground -

8-9 Topic 5: ML Platforms and Feature Stores Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: ML systems technical debt Review 7 Form; due Nov 16
For review: TensorFlow Extended Review 8 Form; due Nov 18
More readings: MLFlow, Michelangelo -

N/A (Skipped) Topic 6: ML Deployment Slides: PDF PPTX
For review: Clipper Review 9 Form; due Nov 23
More readings: TF Serving, Uber PyML, Hummingbird, Federated ML -

9 Thanksgiving Holiday on Thu, Nov 25 -

10 Review Discussion 2 on Mon, Nov 29 (Zoom only) Slides: PDF

10 Industry Guest Lecture by Goku Mohandas on Tue, Nov 30 Slides PDF

10 Project Presentations on Thu, Dec 2

11 Final Exam on Fri, Dec 10 -