Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Attended International Workshop on ML and DA at Thapar University

Alen Jacob of M. Tech Computational Linguistics attended an International Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Analytics sponsored by ACM and technically sponsored by IEEE at Thapar University, Patiala from 3rd to 13th June 2014. It was a two-week summer school to promote the discovery and dissemination of high quality education and research in Machine Learning Algorithms and Data Analytics. The sessions were handled by academicians and industrialists. The workshop was intended to professionals, teachers, research scholars and software engineers.
Implementation of Machine Learning Algorithms was done using the MATLAB and Octave. Various Machine Learning techniques such as Support Vector Machines (SVM) was implemented. The hot topic in Machine Learning – Deep Learning – was introduced.

The practical sessions were more focussed into Data Analytics. The terms such as Big Data, Social Network Analysis were explained. These were done in R language, Hadoop and Gephi.
This workshop helped to gain in-depth knowledge about current trends and research areas in the fields of Machine Learning and Data Analytics.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Attended 5th IASNLP Workshop at IIIT-H

Sreejith C and Indu M of M.Tech Computational Linguistics attended 5th IASNLP workshop at IIIT-H from 1st to 15th July 2014. It was a two week school on Natural Language Processing with lectures and project guidance by internationally renowned researchers in the area . This gave a good chance to meet a lot of researchers, academicians and industrialists in NLP, and introduce the course to them.


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