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2017

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Eleventh Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the eleventh machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held on 9th April 2017. The meetup revolved around discussion about Cyber Security & Productionizing ML Models

ML-India: Mumbai chapter | Third Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the third machine learning meetup in its Mumbai chapter was held on 9th April 2017. The meetup involved a hands-on tutorial on sentiment analysis of tweets.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Tenth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the tenth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held on 25th March 2017. The meetup revolved arounddiscussion about the contributions to 'ogdindiar', a package that helps in searching an downloading datasets from data.gov.in, and also had a workshop on Introduction to ML.

ML-India interview series - Prof. Minta Thomas, Assistant Professor and Head of Analytics, Aegis School of Business, Data Science and Telecommunication

Dr. Minta is an assistant Professor and Head of Analytics, Aegis School of Business, Data Science and Telecommunication. She completed her PhD in Engineering (Informatics) from University of Leuven – KU Leuven, Belgium and her M. Phil. in Bioinformatics from Kerala University. Her areas of expertise are Perl, Bioperl, Matlab, R, Machine Learning, Cancer I...

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Ninth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the ninth machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was held on 26th March 2017. This time around, they decided to organize a hands-on tutorial on sentiment analysis of tweets. They analysed what Twitterati feels about our political leaders like Arvind Kejriwal and Narendra Modi. The idea was to get people started w...

India's stand in CVPR 2016

The International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition is an annual conference on computer vision and pattern recognition. CVPR is the number one venue in Computer Vision and number seven in Engineering and Computer Science. It also has the highest h-index of any conference in any field, is the leading IEEE publications including journals...

ML-India interview series - Dr. Tavpritesh Sethi, Assistant Professor, IIIT Delhi

Dr. Tavpritesh is a physician-scientist working at the interface of data science and medicine. He received his M.B.B.S from Government Medical College, Amritsar and PhD from CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi. His core expertise is in translating physiological and clinical insights into machine learning models and data-science pipel...

ML-India: Mumbai chapter | Second Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the second machine learning meetup in its Mumbai chapter was held on 4th March 2017. The meetup involved an introduction to natural language processing, and discussion on concepts like tokenization, stemming, parts-of-speech tagging.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Ninth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the ninth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held on 18th February 2017. The members discussed entity search systems and the challenges that arise from query format diversity as well as imperfect information sources. She advocated joint query interpretation and answer ranking, instead of performing thes...

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Eighth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the eighth machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was held on 5th February 2017. The members discussed how people with ML, data and math skills, and no finance domain knowledge can use the modeling techniques in their field to write successful trading strategies.

ML-India: Mumbai chapter | First Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the first machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was held on 4th February 2017. The meetup involved an introduction to the machine learning, and discussion on the Twitter classification paper and gradient boosted decision tree.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Eighth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the eighth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held on 28th January 2017. The members discussed how people with ML, data and math skills, and no finance domain knowledge can use the modeling techniques in their field to write successful trading strategies.

ML-India interview series - Mr. Ankit Anand, Ph.D. student, IIT Delhi

Ankit is a PhD Student at Computer Science and Engineering department of IIT Delhi. He is advised by Dr. Parag Singla and Dr. Mausam. His primary research interests are Artificial Intelligence Planning, Reinforcement Learning and Probabilistic Graphical Models. In the past, he has worked in the area of Cloud Systems with Dr. J.Lakshmi and Prof S.K. Nandy ...

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Seventh Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the seventh machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was held on 15th January 2017. The members discussed the traditional methods for vectorization and the motivation of word vector representations and the central concept of word2vec and their implementation via convolutional neural networks.

2016

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Sixth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the sixth machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was held on 18th December 2016. The members discussed about the learnings and the doubts that they had from Week 2 of CS231, a computer vision and deep learning course offered by Stanford.

NIPS Conference 2016: Event highlights

The Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) is a machine learning and computational neuroscience conference held every December. The conference is a single track meeting that includes invited talks as well as oral and poster presentations of refereed papers, followed by parallel-track workshops that up to 2013 were held at ...

ML-India interview series - Dr. Nitin Gupta, Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur

Nitin is an assistant professor at IIT Kanpur. He graduated from IIT Kanpur in 2004 with a B.Tech. in computer science and an interest in biology. He then joined the Ph.D program in bioinformatics and systems biology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). After completing his PhD in 2009, he spent a few months in a cognitive neuroscience lab a...

Grace Hopper Celebration India, 2016

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest technical conference for women in computing. The Grace Hopper Celebration, named after computer scientist Grace Hopper, is organized by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and the Association for Computing Machinery. It is designed to bring together women to discuss research and career inte...

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Fifth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the fifth machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was on 27th November 2016. The members discussed about a kaggle knowledge dataset and how to divide small groups to work on different Kaggle competitions.

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Fourth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the fourth machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was on 13th November 2016. The members discussed about a kaggle knowledge dataset and how to divide small groups to work on different Kaggle competitions.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Seventh Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the seventh machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was on 22nd October. The meetup revolved around the application of machine learning algorithms to map a person's skills to relevant jobs.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Sixth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the sixth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was on 8th October. The meetup revolved around the introduction of Deeplearning4j stack and its applications.

ML-India interview series - Dr. Mayank Vatsa, Associate Professor, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology-Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), India

Dr. Mayank Vatsa is an associate professor at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-Delhi), India. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He has authored more than 200 publications in refereed journals, book chapters, and confere...

India's stand in NIPS 2015

The Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) is a machine learning and computational neuroscience conference held every December. The conference is a single track meeting that includes invited talks as well as oral and poster presentations of refereed papers, followed by parallel-track workshops that up to 2013 were held at ...

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Fifth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the fifth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was on 28th Aug. The discussion revolved around how NLP has evolved over past few years and different kinds of word representations.

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Third Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the third machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was on 21st August 2016. The discussion revolved around breaking down the problem into parts and then approaching it. They also talked about how one should work through the process of collecting the data to implementing it and then testing different models.

Aspiring Minds introduces tool to evaluate data scientists

Data science is becoming important in determining business success. But there aren’t enough tools to test data scientists. A good data scientist needs to be proficient in computer programming, applied statistics and database management skills.

India's stand in CVPR 2015

The International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition is an annual conference on computer vision and pattern recognition. CVPR is the number one venue in Computer Vision and number seven in Engineering and Computer Science. It also has the highest h-index of any conference in any field, is the leading IEEE publications including journals...

ML-India interview series - Tanmoy Chakraborty, postdoctoral researcher, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)

Tanmoy Chakraborty is a postdoctoral researcher at University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He obtained his PhD in the area of data mining and social network analysis from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp). His research interests are in the broad areas of data mining, complex networks, social media, natural languag...

India's stand in KDD 2016

International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining is a premier interdisciplinary conference, brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data to showcase their research in these areas.

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | Second Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the second machine learning meetup in its Gurgaon chapter was on 25th June. The discussion revolved around contextual modelling in conversation bots, task based search, non-parametric Bayesian models and a small talk on deep learning.

ML-India interview series - Dr. Vasudeva Varma, Professor and Dean (Research & Development), International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad (IIIT-H), India

Dr. Vasudeva Varma is a professor and the Dean (Research & Development) at IIIT Hyderabad, India. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad in 1996. His research interests are in the broad areas of Information Retrieval, Extraction and Access. More specifically: social media analysis, cross langu...

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Fourth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the fourth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was on 28th May. The discussion revolved around basics of Deep Learning, CNNs, RNNs and Multimodal Deep Learning.

ML-India: Gurgaon chapter | First Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the Gurgaon chapter held its first meetup last Saturday (14 May). The meetup involved introduction to the machine learning pipeline and a practical hands-on session on data interpretation and analysis. It was followed by simple model building using Linear-Regression.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Third Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the third machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held last Saturday (30th April). The meetup involved discussion on the significance of the role of a data scientist and as well as a workshop on Neural Networks.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Fourth Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the fourth machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was on 28th May. The discussion revolved around basics of Deep Learning, CNNs, RNNs and Multimodal Deep Learning.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter | Second Meetup

ML-India is pleased to inform that the second machine learning meetup in its Bangalore chapter was held last Saturday (2nd April). The meetup involved discussion on Borde and Kwik algorithms as well as Kaggle problems.

ML-India: Bangalore chapter

We are pleased to announce that as an initiative ​of ML-India, we have started it's Bangalore chapter. The aim is to hold frequent meetups where machine learning enthusiasts can meet and discuss the latest in the field. A big shout out to Sritualsi Edpugnati who is leading this initiative in Bangalore.

ML-India interview series - Dr. Manish Gupta, VP, Xerox Research Center India

We interviewed today ​Dr. Manish Gupta. He is Vice President at Xerox Corporation and Director of Xerox Research Centre in India. Previously, Manish has served as Managing Director, Technology Division at Goldman Sachs India, and has held various leadership positions with IBM, including that of Director, IBM Research - India. Manish holds a Ph.D. in Compu...

2015