[ml] [Noisebridge-discuss] Probability study group

Kai Chang kai.salmon.chang at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 17:25:50 PDT 2010


I'd be down for teaching a chapter.

https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Probability

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:

> 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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