[Baypiggies] This month's meeting: Use the Stock Market to Learn Python

Jeff Fischer jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 13:15:41 EST 2016


Thursday, February 25, 2016 Meeting



Topic: Beginners: Use the Stock Market to Learn Python

Speaker: Dan Bikle


Abstract:
This presentation introduces Python to Students. We learn a little about
the topics listed below:

   - Plain Python
   - NumPy
   - Pandas
   - scikit-learn
   - matplot lib
   - Heroku


We build a simple application which completes these tasks once a day:

   - Acquire Stock Market Prices
   - Create Features from Prices
   - Visualize Features
   - Train Logistic Regression Model (1987-2014)
   - Predict 2015 and 2016
   - Visualize Accuracy and Effectiveness of Predictions
   - Serve the Visualizations from Heroku.com


The software behind this application is served from github:
https://github.com/danbikle/pyspy
https://github.com/danbikle/herokuspy

This presentation is served from www.syntax.us:
http://www.syntax.us/posts/python_preso
Feel free to bring your laptop to follow along with the coding. If you have
questions, e-mail Dan: bikle101 at gmail

Speaker:
Dan Bikle is a Data Analysis Programmer

Meetup available to register
BayPiggies has a group on meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/.
Please RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/events/228208164/.
The more people that RSVP, the more newcomers will be interested in
attending (no one likes being the first one at a party). Thanks!

Meeting Schedule:

   - *7:00 pm* Networking (note we are starting 30 minutes earlier than the
   January meeting)
   - 7:30 pm Presentation
   - 9:00 pm Event ends

Location:                 LinkedIn

2025 Stierlin Ct., Mountain View, CA (map
<https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=2025+Stierlin+Ct.%2C+Mountain+View%2C+CA%2C+us>
)
Meeting Room:       Unite (On the second floor)

As always, everyone is welcome and there is no fee to attend. See
http://baypiggies.net for more about the BayPiggies (Bay Area Python
Interest Group).

For questions about this month's meeting, contact Jeff Fischer (
jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com).
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