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Build Machine Learning Models for Competitions | Online Workshop with bitgrit

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 19:00 - 21:00
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In this webinar we will talk about Data Science competitions, and will be joining one ourselves in order to solve a real-world problem using data and Machine Learning.

We are going to explore the problem and the data, design and test a couple of simple models and then we will discuss how we can use more data to improve our algorithm’s performance.

With this workshop, you will learn:
⚡️ What is and how to join a Data Science competition
⚡️ How to design and train a Machine Learning model
⚡️ How to submit your solution
⚡️ How to improve your score by using more data

By the end of the workshop, you will be ready to try new things to improve your model and hopefully get to the top of the competition leaderboard!

📌 Agenda
7pm - Zoom opens
7:05 - 7:10 - Introduction
7:10 - Workshop by Jorge Quinteros, Data Scientist

📌 Prerequisites:
✔️ Having Python 3+ and Jupyter Lab or Jupyter Notebook installed
✔️ Basic Python knowledge (this is a great article covering all the basics! https://towardsdatascience.com/introduction-to-python-for-data-science-6d1dba7c305c)
✔️ Basic data visualization understanding (this is a great resource: https://towardsdatascience.com/introduction-to-data-visualization-in-python-89a54c97fbed)

Note: We recommended that you download the dataset we'll be using in this webinar beforehand. To download, please sign up for bitgrit at https://bitgrit.net/competition/4 , click the "Participate" button, and refresh your browser to load the "Dataset" tab.
* If you have any difficulty getting the dataset, please email admin@bitgrit.net

🚀 About bitgrit 🚀

Bitgrit Inc. (stylized as “bitgrit”) is an online data science platform that includes AI competitions, a job board for data scientists and analysts, and our end goal is a fully functional AI Marketplace where companies and engineers can exchange algorithms and payment freely on a blockchain platform.

Check out their latest AI competition with a grand prize of $5,000 at https://bitgrit.net/competition/4 🏆

🚀About Le Wagon Tokyo 🚀

Le Wagon Tokyo (https://www.lewagon.com/tokyo) is the #1 ranked coding school for startups, creative people and tech entrepreneurs.

Our Web Development and Data Science bootcamps are designed for individuals who want to change their career, become freelancer, or launch their own venture!

Our first 9-week Data Science bootcamp will start on October 12th and applications are open 👉 https://www.lewagon.com/apply/tokyo

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