Machine learning is a growing are between computer science and statistics. It has become very popular for its applications in prediction in the energy market, fraud detection, image recognition, recommender systems, natural language processing, ... the list is huge!
This session is an overview of the field of machine learning. We will talk about the main type of techniques, which are typical applications and main concerns.
We take the advantage of this occasion to introduce the recently started group: "Grup d'Estudi de Machine Learning de Barcelona", GEMLeB (http://www.meetup.com/Grup-destudi-de-machine-learning-de-Barcelona/).
No previous knowledge is required.