[ml] neural network workshop in late january?

Thomas Lotze thomas.lotze at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 22:26:46 PST 2011


All,

The neural networks R code for tomorrow is available now in the machine
learning git repository.

Cheers,
Thomas

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:

> I made a wiki page for the event:
>
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Neural_Network_Workshop
>
> Anyone who wants to help out - it would be much appreciated!
> Just let me know. I'm going to work on coming up with datasets
> over the next two weeks and it'd be great if someone wanted to
> volunteer finding R packages to simulate neural nets. Any help
> at all would be awesome.
>
> Thanks,
>
>   mike
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com>wrote:
>
>> Hey there everyone,
>>
>> I'm interested in giving a more hands-on workshop on
>> neural networks in late January some time and opening
>> it up to everyone on the discussion list. The point
>> would be to raise Neural Network Awareness (NNA)
>> and raise some money for Noisebridge by donation.
>>
>> The content would be something like:
>>
>>  - Neural Network Architecture
>>  - Theory
>>      - Activation Functions: for regression and classification
>>      - Backpropagation
>>      - Error Functions for regression, classification
>>  - Training Neural Nets to Do Things
>>     - Image Processing: recognizing faces
>>     - Other stuff that I'll think about
>>
>> I'll probably use FANN, because it has bindings for
>> Python, R, C++, and a bunch of other languages,
>> although I'm not set on that.
>>
>> I'm thinking January 26th for this, in the back classroom.
>> Any objections to this? Just let me know!
>>
>>   mike
>>
>>
>
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