Interop Las Vegas 2016

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  • Understanding Business Intelligence with Neural Networks

    James McCaffrey  |  Senior Research Scientist, Microsoft
    Location:  Breakers C
    Session Type: Conference Session
    Track: Applications
    Pass type: 5-Day Pass, 3-Day Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD

    A machine learning (ML) system uses data to make predictions. Neural network classifiers model biological neurons and synapses and are the most powerful type of ML system. In this informal, but in-depth presentation, Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Research will explain in simple terms exactly what neural networks are. You will learn what types of problems neural networks can solve and the pros and cons of different approaches. This session avoids mathematics and Greek letters and is intended for people with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

    • Learn what types of problems can be solved using a neural network
    • Learn exactly how neural networks work
    • Understand the pros and cons of different implementation strategies