Apr 2016 meetups

Fri 01 April 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: machine learning hardware

April PyData meetup is on April 12. The topic is Sentiment Analysis using Stanford's CoreNLP.

PUGS meeting is on April 18th at PayPal (5 Temasek Blvd, #09-01 Suntec Tower Five, 038985, Singapore). RSVP here.

Big thanks to PayPal for the venue, pizzas and drinks!

Talks

  1. Reinforcement learning using Python by Joe Le Truc

    Synopsis: Reinforcement learning is at the heart of modern AI techniques. In this talk, I will survey the the main ideas of reinforcement learning and introduce ‘Smartcab’ -- simulation of a self-driving car from the not-so-distant future. The application is developed using Python and the Pygame framework.

    slides, video

  2. Python for RPi Sense HAT by Paul Lorett B. Amazona

    Synopsis: The Sense HAT is an add-on board for Raspberry Pi, made especially for the Astro Pi mission -- went to the International Space Station in December 2015. The Sense HAT has an 8×8 RGB LED matrix, a five-button joystick and includes a number of sensors.

    github repo, video