Intro to Machine Learning using R

Speaker: Ilan Man, Analytic Manager at Squarespace

Bio: Ilan Man is an Analytics Manager at Squarespace. He works on Marketing and Product analytics, providing data driven recommendations to the team. He employs statistics and machine learning in his work using R and Python's sci-kit learn. 

Overview:  Ilan will provide an overview on Machine Learning concepts including training and testing sets, performance measures, bias vs. variance, and will provide a detailed overview of a few algorithms, through case studies, covering kNN, Regression, and Naive Bayes. He will use multiple R packages including ggplot and caret. 

**This talk is intended for intermediate level users of R. Please make sure you have the latest RStudio installed.**

$5 is collected for dinner and to cover costs. 

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  • Pablo P.

    Will this be recorded or shown online?

    July 7

    • Dmitry M.

      Couldn't make this meetup either. Would love to have a chance to view the recording. Thank you in advance.

      July 9

    • Esther M.

      Hi John, could you let us know when the recording is up? thank you in advance!

      July 14

  • Sam C.

    Thanks, Ilan! Really clarified the intuitions behind the methods!

    July 9

    • Ilan M.

      My pleasure. Hope to see you again soon.

      July 10

  • Jonathan

    Great presentation. I'm currently taking the ML class on coursera and this was an excellent supplement.

    July 9

    • Ilan M.

      Yeah that's a great intro course I think.

      July 10

  • Michael D.

    Excellent meetup. I particularly liked the custom coded examples, the description of potential pitfalls and the general presentation flow. Great job!

    July 9

  • A former member
    A former member

    Here is a link to Ilan's github repo with the slides­

    July 9

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was the book I mentioned at the end of the meetup­ It's "An Introduction to Statistical Learning". There is a free PDF copy available on their site. Enjoy!

    2 · July 9

  • Laura K

    Great meetup, look forward to the next. Thanks for organizing!

    1 · July 9

  • Katya

    One of clearest presentations I've heard. Thanks

    July 9

    • Ilan M.

      Appreciate the feedback :)

      July 9

  • Daniel E.

    Great presentation Ilan, I hope you will do a part 2.

    July 9

    • Ilan M.

      Thanks Daniel. I think I just might!

      2 · July 9

  • Daniel

    Excellent meetup. Thank you Ilan!

    July 9

    • Ilan M.

      My pleasure. Thanks for coming!

      July 9

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