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Python Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks

November 17, 2021, 9:00am
This workshop presents a brief history of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) and an explanation of the intuition behind them; a step-by-step reconstruction of a very basic ANN, and then how to use the scikit-learn library to implement an ANN for solving a classification problem.

R Introduction to Deep Learning: Parts 1-2

November 17, 2021, 10:00am
This workshop introduces the basic concepts of Deep Learning — the training and performance evaluation of large neural networks, especially for image classification, natural language processing, and time-series data. Like many other machine learning algorithms, we will use deep learning algorithms to map input data to their appropriately classified outcome labels.

R Introduction to Machine Learning with tidymodels: Parts 1-2

November 16, 2021, 1:00pm
Machine learning often evokes images of Skynet, self-driving cars, and computerized homes. However, these ideas are less science fiction as they are tangible phenomena that are predicated on description, classification, prediction, and pattern recognition in data. During this two part workshop, we will discuss basic features of supervised machine learning algorithms including k-nearest neighbor, linear regression, decision tree, random forest, boosting, and ensembling using the tidymodels framework. To social scientists, such methods might be critical for investigating evolutionary relationships, global health patterns, voter turnout in local elections, or individual psychological diagnoses.

Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

November 8, 2021, 9:00am
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.

Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

October 21, 2021, 1:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.

Ash Tan

Consultant
School of Information

Ash is a Masters of Information and Data Science student at the Berkeley School of Information. He currently studies data collection, analysis, and visualization, as well as research design and machine learning techniques. His interests include cognitive science, Wikipedia data, and privacy research.

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Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

October 21, 2021, 1:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.
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Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

September 27, 2021, 2:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.

Python Introduction to Machine Learning: Parts 1-2

September 27, 2021, 2:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction will be provided.
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Jordan Weiss, Ph.D.

Data Science Fellow
Demography

Jordan Weiss is a demographer who studies population health and inequality. A central theme of his work concerns the integration of theories across multiple disciplines with advances in statistical and computational science to inform research design and translate findings into actionable, policy-relevant information.

Jordan earned his Ph.D. in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania where he also earned an MA in Statistics. He is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Demography and Data Science Fellow at the University of California,
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