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The CAC Online Summer School Series: Machine Learning

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Centre for Advanced Computing presents the CAC Online Summer School Series. A series of free workshops specially designed to provide training on the most popular advanced research computing topics. The series is structured to intelligently flow (one workshop per week) with the intention for you to build your knowledge week after week. Note: Some workshops include pre-requisites.

Please see the outline for Week 4 below;

Week 4: Machine Learning

When: June 24, 2020 from 9:00am-4:00pm (full day, including 1 hour for lunch break) 

** Pre-requisites: Intro to Python (Week 2) AND Data Preparation (Week 3)

Description: This workshop introduces Predictive Analytics to answer the question of “What will happen?”. It discusses when and how to use the different predictive Machine Learning algorithms. The workshop covers algorithms in Supervised Learning (Classification and Regression) such as KNN, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Naïve Bayes, Support Vector Machines, Neural Networks, Logistic and Linear Regression. The workshop also introduces a set of statistical evaluation methods to compare the performance of different algorithms. 

Workshops will be hosted using a secure Zoom platform. Meeting invites and preparation details will be emailed prior to your workshop. If you have any questions please visit the Eventbrite site or contact us directly ( We look forward to hosting you this summer! 

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