Greetings, programs, We have upcoming events!
1. Machine Learning at Bloomberg [Tomorrow, Wednesday Nov 12th, 5:30 PM, EIT 1015] The financial world reacts very quickly to news. We will illustrate some examples that demonstrate this phenomenon and the difficulties involved. We will also show some of the machine learning applications at Bloomberg that are useful in this environment. (Food from Subway)
2. Why Pattern Recognition is Hard, and Why Deep Neural Networks Help [Monday, Nov 17th, 6:00 PM, QNC 1502] In the last few years, there has been breakthrough progress in pattern recognition -- problems like computer vision and voice recognition. This sudden progress has come from a powerful class of models called deep neural networks.
This talk will explore what it means to do pattern recognition, why it is a hard problem, and why deep neural networks are so effective. We will also look at exciting and strange recent results, such as state of the art object recognition in images, neural nets playing video games, neural nets proving theorems, and neural nets learning to run python programs!
3. Code Party 1 [Nov 21st, 5:30pm, M3 1006] Come out, code, learn, mentor. We're partnering with SE Hackday to make this the best event we can.