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Seavus CodeTalks in Stockholm 21.02.2019

Seavus CodeTalks in Stockholm 21.02.2019

Place: Helio Hornstull Lounge

Entrance: Free

Agenda

1. 18:00 - 18:10

Opening of the Seavus CodeTalks

2. 18:10 - 18:50

“An introduction to AI” by Thorsten Jacobs

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are certainly one of today’s hot topics, not a day goes by without it being mentioned in the news or tech blogs. Maybe you're wondering what the magic is behind this new technique, or is it that new after all? What can an AI do and what are the limitations? How will it develop in the future? In this talk the speaker will give an introduction to AI, explain basic concepts and show practical examples done by the Seavus AI team.

5 minutes break

3. 18:55 - 19:35

“Gradient boosting“ by Simon Larsson

Although not as hyped as deep learning, gradient boosting tree algorithms have proven to be one of the most powerful tools in machine learning today. Used both to win machine learning competitions and to solve problems in the industry, they have proven to be a better choice for certain type of problems.
In this talk the speaker will give an introduction to how gradient boosting and decision trees work, which problems they are good at solving, as well as some practical advice on how to use them.

5 minutes break

4. 19:40 - 20:20

“Introduction to clustering for .NET developers“ by Nikola Ognenovski

Cluster analysis is finding and grouping similar objects for the purpose of exploratory data mining in the area of statistical data analysis, used in machine learning, pattern recognition, information retrieval, bioinformatics, computer graphics. This presentation is about the usage of common clustering techniques, mainly K-Means and introduction on how we can use it to find some insights in the data, by preprocessing the data and model parameters until we achieve the desired properties with knowledge discovery and optimization that involves trial and error.

5. 20:20 - 21:00

TheLionTalk Panel with the presenters and guest participants + questions from the audience.

 

Speakers

Thorsten Jacobs is an AI Software Developer at Seavus in Stockholm. He holds a PhD in physics and has a background as a Researcher, University Teaching Assistant and Consultant. His areas of expertise include data analysis, statistical methods, embedded and AI system development.

Simon Larsson - AI Software Developer at Seavus Stockholm. Simon is an Electrical Engineer who has previously been a consultant in fields such as banking and robotics. In the Seavus AI team he is working with finding and implementing solutions to machine learning problems.

Nikola Ognenovski - Technical Lead working at Banking and Finance division in Seavus. Creates a .NET and JS powered solutions, building software development teams from the ground up and facilitating efficient communication. Enjoys designing clean APIs, writing maintainable code, establishing new processes and methodologies, and inevitably refactoring financial institutions legacy code. Uses every opportunity to learn and apply cutting edge technologies. Data science and IoT enthusiast, hobby game developer.

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