[Chicago] ChiPy Call for September 10th Meeting Speaker

Joshua Herman zitterbewegung at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 01:13:49 CEST 2015


All ,
I have something special for this chipy meeting! This is going to be the
best meeting ever!
Hint it's a dvd!
Sincerely
Joshua Herman

On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 3:33 PM Adam Forsyth <adam at adamforsyth.net> wrote:

> We're going to make a final decision on location tonight, stay tuned!
>
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Lewit, Douglas <d-lewit at neiu.edu> wrote:
>
>> Hi Tanya,
>>
>> Where is the ChiPy meeting this Thursday evening?  I checked the website,
>> but the location of the meeting had not yet been decided.
>>
>> When I think of "big data analysis" I think of something like, "Okay,
>> read all these data from an Excel spreadsheet into a huge Python array or
>> matrix, and then construct various Q-Q plots to see if the data are
>> normally distributed, exponentially distributed or something else, and then
>> determine the parameters of the distribution".  In other words, when I hear
>> "big data" I'm really thinking of a mixture of statistics and computer
>> programming.  Is that correct or is my "definition" a little too narrow?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Douglas.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 5:39 AM, Tanya Schlusser <tanya at tickel.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Is anyone interested in using anaconda to do machine learning?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Haha, yes Joshua, __everyone__ is interested in machine learning!
>>> Usually we get 100+ attendees if one of the topics is big data / machine
>>> learning.
>>>
>>> If your 'setup scipy + Jupyter' talk is ready for this Thursday, then
>>> awesome! If not we'd still love to hear it next month...
>>>
>>> ... Repost of the location to submit talks ...
>>>
>>>> > If you'd like to submit a topic, you can reply to this email or email
>>>> me
>>>> > at directly joe.jasinski at gmail.com.   At some point, we'll need you
>>>> to
>>>> > fill out the talk proposal form so we can get your talk on the
>>>> schedule.
>>>> > http://www.chipy.org/meetings/topics/propose
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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