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With Sergey Fogelson (VP Analytics & Measurement Sciences, Viacom).
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 06:30 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Metis NYC, 27 E 28th St, 3rd Fl


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This will be a brief overview of the ML: Algorithms & Applications course that Sergey Fogelson will be teaching starting August 8th. He will do a live "teach" of a bit of the first ML class, going over a comparison of linear vs. non-linear classification algorithms. At the end, Sergey will then take any questions from event attendees about the course.There will be a cap of 30 people at this course to maintain instruction quality.

Want to learn more? Enroll in his upcoming courses here.

What to Know & Bring

Some knowledge of Python for data science will be expected.A laptop & charger (for note-taking or to run some code as we walk through the libraries).

Ideally, please have the following installed:

-Python 2.7 or 3.5-Git (should be okay if you have a Mac)-Anaconda for Jupyter Notebooks(should take care of everything)

About the Instructor

Sergey Fogelsonis the vice president of analytics & measurement sciences at Viacom. He began his career as an academic at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he researched the neural bases of visual category learning & obtained his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience.

After leaving academia, Sergey got into the rapidly growing startup scene in the NYC metro area, where he has worked as a data scientist in alternative energy analytics, digital advertising, cybersecurity, finance, & media. He is heavily involved in the NYC-area teaching community & has taught courses at various bootcamps, & has been a volunteer teacher in computer science through TEALSK12.

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