Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.
Malte is a passionate software engineer and IT consultant for the Nordic consultancy Knowit. He spends his time writing code and is currently in charge of Knowits internal Artificial Intelligence group, The Artificial Chapter. Here, he manages summits and workshops, gives presentations and talks about artificial intelligence.
See also https://www.knowit.no/
Have you ever wondered how Youtube and Spotify can possibly recommend new videos and songs to you? Having heard that machine learning plays an important role, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. How does it work? How can you get started using it yourself?
This session serves as an introduction to machine learning, based on a practical use case. We will be utilizing Spotify's API to extract features from music, before we visualize and cluster the data, and also train classifiers for discovering new music. We will give you an introduction to several algorithms used for clustering and classification of data. In addition to digging into some traditional machine learning algorithms, such as K-means and SVM, we will also take a look at artificial neural networks, which in recent years have produced remarkable results in various fields. For all of this, we will be using frameworks like Keras and Sklearn.
If machine learning has been a mysterious domain to you, this session will most likely leave you with a greater understanding of the process and aid you in how to set up projects of your own.