Robert is first and foremost a composer and jazz fusion musician, but has a formal education in computer science at Chalmers University. He has worked as a BSD kernel developer, a cloud specialist at Microsoft, and an innovation lead in telecom. Currently the CTO of the data science artisans LakeTide, his ambition is to swiftly apply contemporary machine learning and distributed systems in solving real-world business challenges.
Session: Adding Deep Learning to your Arsenal
Deep Learning has numerous advantages over traditional ML techniques. It finds layers of nonlinear relationships, develops high level reusable features, calculates variable importance, and learns from fewer examples. In this session we will go through some of the theory behind deep learning and then demo convenient work-flows to show how that knowledge can be used to extract value from typical business data.