Machine Learning Workshop

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Elsevier Inc.

1600 John F Kennedy Blvd #1800 · Philadelphia, PA

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Attendees will need to check in at the security desk in the lobby (with ID) then head up to the 18th floor and follow signs to the social hub.

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caret (Classification And REgression Training) is a package that streamlines the build of machine learning models in R. This workshop will consist of a brief introduction to machine learning and hands-on exercise of building predictive models with caret. Familiarity with R and RStudio Cloud will be useful but not required.

About our speaker:

Trang Le is a postdoctoral fellow with Jason Moore at the Computational Genetics Lab, University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys developing machine learning methods for rigorous analyses of biomedical data, including neuroimage, transcriptomic and genetic. She’s the author and maintainer of three R packages and active contributor of the automated machine learning tool TPOT. She holds a doctorate and a master’s degree in mathematics and two bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and geology. Reproducible research, inclusion and equity.

About our sponsor:

Elsevier fuses evidence-based trusted content, cutting-edge technology and analytics in a range of innovative digital applications for end users in the scientific, academic and medical worlds. Our leading-edge applications, platforms and products are used globally to advance science, aid discovery, improve patient outcomes and to positively impact people’s lives.