Machine Learning

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This is a placeholder landing page for Machine Learning related projects and topics at noisebridge.

We have weekly meetings, every Wednesday at 8PM, at 83c.

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Notes from Meetings

(We've fallen off the notes bandwagon, sorry.)

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-04-01 -- Finally moving on up: fully-connected backpropagation networks.

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-03-25 -- We made perceptrons - added sigmoid, etc.

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-03-18 -- We made perceptrons - linear function support!

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-03-11 -- We made perceptrons!

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-03-04 -- Josh gave a presentation on SVMs

(time is missing!)

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-02-11 -- Josh gave a presentation on clustering, donuts!

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-02-04 -- Free-form hang out night, punch and pie

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-01-28 -- Praveen talked about Neural networks

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2008-01-21 -- Jean gave a quick overview of machine learning stuff

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-01-14 -- Ian gave a talk on k-Nearest Neighbor

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2009-01-07 -- Josh did a quick intro to ML presentation

Machine Learning Meetup Notes: 2008-12-17

Presentations and other Materials


Possible topics

It would be nice to have a cache of topics we might want to discuss at future meetings; this is a placeholder to keep track of them. If you'd like to present on a Wednesday, but aren't sure what to do it on, consider researching one of these topics and presenting that.

  • No-Free Lunch Theorem [1]
  • Bias and Variance [2]
  • Resampling for Estimation [3]
  • Bagging and Boosting [4]
  • Estimation of Misclassification [5]
  • Classifier Combination [6]
  • Entropy in the information-theoretic sense
  • A basic decision tree builder, recursive and using entropy metrics
  • Metric spaces and what they mean
  • Fundamentals of probabilities
  • Naive Bayes classification

Please add things here as you think of them, with or without supporting documentation.

Possible Projects

  • Gesture recognition using a Wiimote
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