R Benutzer Treffen Köln / R user meeting in Cologne


It's this time of the year again! Let's meet, listen to talks and exchange thoughts afterwards while having a bite together. Also, it's gonna be our 20. R user meeting, Whoop-Whoop!


18:00 Welcome

18:15 Talks

Jo-Fai Chow (http://www.jofaichow.co.uk/) (H2O (http://www.h2o.ai/)): H2O Deep Water - Making Deep Learning Accessible to Everyone

Deep Water is H2O's integration with multiple open source deep learning libraries such as TensorFlow, MXNet and Caffe. On top of the performance gains from GPU backends, Deep Water naturally inherits all H2O properties in scalability. ease of use and deployment. In this talk, I will go through the motivation and benefits of Deep Water. After that, I will demonstrate how to build and deploy deep learning models with or without programming experience using H2O's R/Python/Flow (Web) interfaces.

Dubravko Dolic (dsquare (http://www.dsquare.de/)): Analyze Traffic Hot Spots using R (and a little bit of Python)

Getting data from the traffic maps provided by Google is a piece of cake with Python. I will present some examples time-based analysis performed on this data in R.

From 20:00 Klönen & Kölsch

Beer, pizza and snacks will be provided.

The event is hosted at eyeo, the company behind Adblock Plus.