[Baypiggies] This month's meeting: Use the Stock Market to Learn Python
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
This presentation introduces Python to Students. We learn a little about
the topics listed below:
- Plain Python
- matplot lib
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:
This presentation is served from www.syntax.us:
Feel free to bring your laptop to follow along with the coding. If you have
questions, e-mail Dan: bikle101 at gmail
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!
- *7:00 pm* Networking (note we are starting 30 minutes earlier than the
- 7:30 pm Presentation
- 9:00 pm Event ends
2025 Stierlin Ct., Mountain View, CA (map
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
For questions about this month's meeting, contact Jeff Fischer (
jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com).
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