The Ken Kennedy Institute Boot Camps

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The Ken Kennedy Institute Boot Camps

May/11/23 @ 8:00 am May/12/23 @ 5:00 pm CDT

The Ken Kennedy Institute is putting on the Machine Learning Boot Camp for Executives and Beginners, happening in person in Houston May 11-12 at the BRC on the Rice University campus. This is a similar boot camp to what you took, and we hope you enjoyed the course. Please forward this along to colleagues and friends who may be interested in attending this year.
This two-day boot camp will provide a broad introduction to Machine Learning (ML) for executives and beginners. Our goal is to give a manager or a CEO in a field such as medicine, finance, manufacturing, or energy an introduction to the essential concepts behind Machine Learning. Additionally, this boot camp is great for non-practicing beginners looking to learn. Taught by a team of Rice professors in the computational sciences, the Machine Learning Boot Camp will integrate lectures describing the basic concepts of state-of-the-art Machine Learning.
The boot camp assumes no specific prerequisites and will highlight a broad set of concepts, ranging from classical supervised (e.g., linear regression, logistic regression, and decision trees) and unsupervised methods (e.g., clustering algorithms, principal components analysis) to modern machine learning approaches (e.g., different neural network architectures, min-max games, and generative models, deep reinforcement learning), with numerous case studies and applications. Throughout its duration, the workshop will provide practical suggestions to executives with DOs and DON’Ts when using Machine Learning in practice.
Prerequisites: A general level of familiarity with mathematics is assumed, including college-level calculus, though those without this background will still find the boot camp a useful introduction to modern ML. 
This is an in-person event only. The boot camp will not be live-streamed or recorded.

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Michelle Atkinson, CMP
Program Administrator
The Ken Kennedy Institute | Rice University  
1084 Duncan Hall | MS 39
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
P: 713-348-5823 |
6500 Main Street, Auditorium
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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