Second Durban AI Meetup. Demystifying Machine Learning.

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This will be the second AI meetup for Durban. This meetup's purpose is to explore the practical uses of machine learning.

We are again grateful to these remarkable speakers for providing their time and insights into Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning:

Andrew Collier - Andrew is a seasoned data scientist with experience in both academic and commercial environments. He currently heads up a Data Science consultancy, Exegetic Analytics.

Andrew will continue his talk from the last meetup and take us through DataFrames and SQL in Spark.

Leon Rajindrapersadh - Leon is the Software Development manager at LexisNexis South Africa. Leon is responsible for the software development for LexisNexis and to ensure that LexisNexis delivers high quality and innovative software solutions.

Leon will take us through linear regression and will use the Boston housing pricing data-set as an example.

Amira Abbas - Amira is a master's candidate in Quantum Machine Learning and former research scientist at STANLIB Multi-Manager. She is extremely passionate about science and technology, specifically theoretical physics and artificial intelligence. Amira runs a tech startup and has implemented machine learning/AI projects.

Amira will introduce us to neural networks.

LexisNexis South Africa is proud to host the event and provide refreshments.