Machine Learning

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Session Summary

We hear a lot of noise about Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). If you’re wondering what ML is, how it fits in with AI, how it works, and how it might affect your life, you’re not alone. Furthermore, as IT professionals, we may see an impact on our careers sooner than most. Max Kresch will address these questions; he’ll walk us through some of the fundamentals of ML, its history, its application in today’s world, and how it’s likely to affect the future.

Speaker Bio

Dr. Max Kresch is currently a Data Science lecturer at UWGB as well as a scientific and mathematical programmer and consultant. He earned his PhD in Materials Science from the California Institute of Technology in 2009 and spent five years at the Institute for Defense Analyses, in Washington DC, testing and evaluating government systems. More recently, he served as Tools and Systems Engineer at a startup company providing Machine Learning as a service.