Our Next Free Course at Gilt (Dublin): Machine Learning

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To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of Gilt’s personal sales, our Dublin office is hosting a free machine learning course taught by University College Dublin professor Pádraig Cunningham! This four-hour course will cover concepts in supervised machine learning and predictive analytics, including linear and logistic regression and techniques for automated prediction and recommendation engines. 

The material to be covered is quite technical but should be accessible to anyone with good quantitative skills. The course will include some practical exercises.

When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 1-5 PM
Where:  Spencer Hotel, Excise Walk, IFSC, Dublin 1, Ireland
Cost: Free (includes lunch)
What to bring: Your laptop with Excel and Weka installed

About the instructor: Dr. Cunningham is Professor of Knowledge and Data Engineering in the School of Computer Science and Informatics at University College Dublin. His current research focus is on the analysis of graph and network data and on the use of machine learning techniques in processing high-dimension data. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed papers in the general area of applied AI, focusing on machine learning and knowledge-based systems for decision support in engineering, e-commerce, finance and medicine. Over the last 10 years he has brought in over €2.5 million in research grants, from industry, from EU funding sources and from national funding sources.

Fill out the form below to submit your contact info. (You must be age 18 or older to attend.) Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee you a seat—but we’ll try our best. We’ll also keep your contact info on file to let you know about future classes! 


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