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Data Science Milan aims to gather a community of data scientists, practitioners and enthusiasts based in the Milan area to discuss and promote methodologies, algorithms, tools & technologies.

We are an independent group with the only goal of promoting and pioneering knowledge and innovation of the data-driven revolution in the italian peninsula and beyond.

We encourage international collaboration, sharing and open source tools. The official language of our events, talks and communication is English.

Everyone who is involved in data science projects or want to undertake this career is welcome to join. Feel free to submit your talk proposals, initiatives, projects or topic discussions.

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Continual/Lifelong Learning with Deep Architectures

Humans have the extraordinary ability to learn continually from experience. Not only can we apply previously learned knowledge and skills to new situations, we can also use these as the foundation for later learning. One of the grand goals of AI is building an artificial continually learning agent that constructs a sophisticated understanding of the world from its own experience through the autonomous incremental development of ever more complex skills and knowledge. "Continual Learning" (CL) is indeed a fast emerging topic in AI concerning the ability to efficiently improve the performance of a deep model over time, dealing with a long (and possibly unlimited) sequence of data/tasks. In this workshop, after a brief introduction of the topic, we’ll implement different Continual Learning strategies and assess them on common vision benchmarks. We’ll conclude the workshop with a look at possible real world applications of CL. Vincenzo Lomonaco is a Deep Learning PhD student at the University of Bologna and founder of ContinualAI.org. He is also the PhD students representative at the Department of Computer Science of Engineering (DISI) and teaching assistant of the courses “Machine Learning” and “Computer Architectures” in the same department. Previously, he was a Machine Learning software engineer at IDL in-line Devices and a Master Student at the University of Bologna where he graduated cum laude in 2015 with the dissertation “Deep Learning for Computer Vision: a Comparison Between CNNs and HTMs on Object Recognition Tasks". The venue has a limited seating capability, please be considerate and cancel your order if you are not willing to attend so that someone from the waitlist will be able to participate. Agenda: 18.30 Doors opening 19:00 Data Science Milan community introduction 19:15 Talks --- Would you be happy to host one of our events? Increase your popularity and be known from our community by hosting one of our interesting events. Contact us at [masked], all we ask is a venue and possibly an aperitivo buffet. If you are interested in doing a lightning talk or want to propose an event, hackathon, panel discussion, roundtable or any sort of initiative please submit your proposal at Call for speakers or get in touch with one of the member of the staff. --- About the host: Mikamai MIKAMAI is a leading IT consultancy and development agency in Italy. MIKAMAI has earned its dominant reputation for delivering real value to our clients and being leading innovators in emerging technologies in web and mobile solutions and products of the Internet of Things. We work with different languages and technologies, including but not limited to Ruby (and Ruby/Rails), React, AngularJS, Elixir, Redis and PostgreSQL. We tend to work with containers in mind (we are huge docker fans) and we consider ourselves AWS experts.

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