Machine learning

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Chase Davis of Star Tribune
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 7 at 11:20am
  • Location: M107
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

First things first: There is no way you're going to learn machine learning in 60 minutes. That said, this course will introduce the basic concept of classification using the Python library scikit-learn. We'll talk about the intuition of simple classification, along with some of the pitfalls and gotchas you should watch out for in the newsroom.

Speaker Bios

  • Chase Davis is a senior digital editor at the Star Tribune in his hometown of Minneapolis. Previously he ran the Interactive News desk at The New York Times and worked as as reporter and editor in Texas, Iowa and California. He also teaches a class in advanced data journalism at his alma mater, Mizzou. @chasedavis

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