[ml] anything going on tonight?

Mike Schachter mike at mindmech.com
Wed Jun 15 15:57:50 PDT 2011


One more topic I forgot about: Ridge Regression/LASSO


On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 3:54 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:
> Just to brief anyone new to the ML stuff - we have meetups every
> week, 7:30pm in the Church classroom. Every few weeks we have
> a presentation/workshop on an ML topic. Although we haven't been
> keeping track lately, we've had meetups about the following topics:
>
> Generalized Linear Models
> Neural Networks
> Independent Components Analysis
> Semi-supervised Classification
> Agent-based Learning
> Random Forests
> Self Organized Maps
> Random Walks and the Page Rank Algorithm
> k-Means Clustering/Expectation Maximization for Mixture Models
> Hidden Markov Models/Speech Recognition
> Bias/Variance Tradeoff
> Information Retrieval (search)
> Inverse Problems/Meta-heuristics
>
> The group is stochastic and has a somewhat seasonal component,
> things seem to be slower in the summertime. Later this summer I'm
> going to try and get all the slides made public for these talks and list
> them on the wiki. Don't be afraid to repeat any of the already-mentioned
> topics, the stochasticity of the group implies that you'll always have
> interested people!
>
> We've also worked on a few different data mining competitions, including:
>
> Last year's KDD cup challenge for educational data
> Kaggle's HIV Genomics Competition
> Kaggle's Social Network Competition
>
> My personal opinion is to move the group in a direction that balances
> workshops for teaching and projects. Anybody who has a personal project
> they want people to work on is encouraged to share with the group and
> present it, and feel free to use ML meetup time to do so.
>
> Have fun! Hopefully see you all next week,
>
>  mike
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Glenn Wright
> <infinite.perplexity at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've never been before, but I'm interested and I'm going to be at Noisebridge tonight.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Jun 15, 2011, at 3:32 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Not that I know of! I won't be in, but next week there's a
>>> workshop on SVMs in R.
>>>
>>> I strongly suggest to anyone and everyone - show up and make
>>> something happen tonight!
>>>
>>> mike
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 3:19 PM, Cathy Wu <cathywu at mit.edu> wrote:
>>>> hey all,
>>>> is there anything planned for tonight?
>>>> thanks!
>>>> cathy (new to nb)
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