Weave Workshop: Power Laws & Popularity
18 Nov 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm
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Weave Workshop: Power Laws & Popularity

18 Nov 2019 07:00pm - 09:00pm

More Events Weave on Boundary, 36 Boundary Streed, Prince Edward Free Event Register

Many phenomena can be modelled by a power law, which is a kind of probability distribution. The main reason why power laws are so common is that they can be generated by a preferential attachment process (or "rich-get-richer" process). Knowing this will enable you to predict whether your data will follow a power law before seeing it, which will amaze your friends!

Speaker Bio:

Richard Vale holds a PhD in mathematics and a lot of academic experience, including successfully training data scientists for industry. He has ten years of practical experience in data science, applying machine learning models in various fields including finance, tax, health and biology.

 

Agenda

7:00pm Registration

7:30pm Power Laws and Popularity

8:00pm Interactive Session

8:30pm Q&A

 

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Xccelerate was founded with the original vision of bridging the tech talent gap in Hong Kong.

We enable students and companies to acquire the skills they need in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Software Engineering.

Our mission is to provide accessible, cutting-edge tech education to empower individuals, businesses, and communities globally.

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