Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group

Nov 2018 - Gary Short - AI for Fun and Profit

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Aberdeen Developers are pleased to present AI for Fun And Profit, a talk from Gary Short. Hopefull you’ll be able to join us on Thursday 22nd November at the Robert Gordon University.


AI for Fun And Profit

“How I Made £500 Betting During Royal Ascot Week And What That Can Teach You About AI” should be the title for November’s meeting but due to it’s verbosity it’s been shorted for the blog etc.

We’ll have Gary Short introduce us to some serious AI concepts and demonstrate how to build a model used to predict which horse will win a race explaining the weaknesses along with techniques to mitigate against them along the way.

AI for Fun And Profit

Speaker Bio

Gary Short is a Data Solution Architect for Microsoft. He specialises in machine learning and “big data” on the Azure Platform, but has an interest in data science, in all forms, especially computational linguistics and social network analysis. Gary also loves creating clickbait headlines in his spare time.

Agenda - Thursday, 22nd November 2018

  • 1800 - 1825: Arrival and registration
  • 1825 - 1830: Introduction
  • 1830 - 1930: AI for Fun And Profit
  • 1930 - 2000: Q&A and Prize Draw

Location and Directions

Venue: Room N204, The Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB10 7GJ, GB

Directions: Map showing Garthdee Campus

Prize Draw

All attendees will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning one of the prizes from our fantastic sponsors.

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