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Jan 20  Introduction to mean field asymptotics  Lecture 1,  Scribed Notes 
Jan 25  Basic concepts in statistical physics  Lecture 2,  Scribed Notes 
Jan 27  Ising models  Lecture 3,  Scribed Notes 
Feb 1  Statistical decision theory and the Sherrington Kirkpatrick model  Lecture 4,  Scribed Notes 
Feb 3  Z2 synchronization and the free energy approach  Lecture 5,  Scribed Notes 
Feb 8  Concentration inequalities in mean field asymptotics  Lecture 6,  Scribed Notes 
Feb 10  Concentration inequalities and Field Theoretic calculations  Lecture 7,  Scribed Notes 
Feb 15  Holiday   
Feb 17  Replica method, I: the spiked GOE matrix, part a)  Lecture 8, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Feb 22  Replica method, II: the spiked GOE matrix, part b)  Lecture 9, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Feb 24  Replica method, III: Z2 synchronization  Lecture 10, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Mar 1  Replica method, IV: Z2 synchronization and replica symmetry breaking  Lecture 11, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Mar 3  Replica method, V: The LASSO risk  Lecture 12, Preview  
Mar 8  CGMT, I: Slepian's inequality and applications  Lecture 13, Preview  
Mar 10  CGMT, II: Gordon's inequality and CGMT  Lecture 14, Preview  
Mar 15  CGMT, III: CGMT and LASSO asymptotics  Lecture 15, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Mar 17  CGMT, IV: Double descent of linear models  Lecture 16, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Mar 22  Spring break   
Mar 24  Spring break   
Mar 29  Random matrices and Stieltjes transforms  Lecture 17, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Mar 31  Lindeberg approach for universality  Lecture 18, Preview  
Apr 5  AMP, I: Overview  Lecture 19, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Apr 7  AMP, II: Derivation of AMP I  Lecture 20, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Apr 12  AMP, III: Derivation of AMP II  Lecture 21, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Apr 14  AMP, IV: From AMP to State evolution  Lecture 22, Preview  Scribed Notes 
Apr 19  Guest lecture: Michael Celentano. The estimation error of general first order methods.   
Apr 21  Two applications: TAP free energy; double descent of RF model  TAP, DD  
Apr 26  Project presentations   
Apr 28  Project presentations (last lecture)  

