[ml] [Noisebridge-discuss] Probability study group

Mike Schachter mike at mindmech.com
Mon Nov 1 15:48:29 PDT 2010


Hey Ben,

I'd be interested in meeting up but I'm usually pressed for time. I
cc'ed the machine learning group - probability is pretty important
for them and surely some ML'ers are interested!

  mike


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Ben Weisburd <ben.weisburd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is anyone interested in joining up to learn probability over the next 1.5
> months or so?
> There is a great text book that's available free online: Fundamentals of
> Applied Probability Theory by Al Drake<http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-spring-2006/related-resources/>
> The author taught probability at MIT for many years.
> Ideally, we would meet once a week and go over 1 chapter. Depending on
> people's interest, we could either have one person teach the chapter to
> everyone else during the meeting, or we could each read the chapter at home
> and do 10-or-so of the recommended problems. Then, we could spend the
> meeting discussing what we found interesting/confusing and comparing answers
> to the problems.
>
> -Ben
>
>
>
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