vJUG24 Session: Neural Networks WTF

Session Abstract:

“All this Machine Learning stuff seems cool but I have no idea what people are talking about”. Sound familiar? Let’s take a look at What The Fowler a Neural Network is, anyway, and why people are getting so excited about it.

Speaker: Katharine Beaumont

Katharine is a Java developer, having worked on medical software, Big Data and complex event processing, web development and machine learning. She has given a number of conference talks on her experiences in the software industry. With a background in law, science, mathematics and more recently machine learning, she (unsurprisingly) loves learning! She works as the Community & Content Manager for Voxxed, where her goal is to demystify complicated concepts and help spread knowledge among the developer community. On the side, she enjoys playing with Matlab/Python/Ruby, cycling, walking her dogs and living on a farm. She’s on twitter @katharineCodes.