[ml] anything going on tonight?

Stanislav Nikolov snikolov at mit.edu
Wed Jun 15 19:01:13 PDT 2011


I'll also be there. I've been working on some human-bootstrapped machine
learning and i'm also trying to get acquainted with gaussian processes. See
y'all there!

Stan
On Jun 15, 2011 6:47 PM, "Brian Morris" <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll be there. Altho I don't really feel like presenting anything (too
much
> going on lately),
> I can say what I am reading and direct people to the resources for that.
> (Tom Mitchell's book and courses).
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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