Author Archives: Chris Phethean

ODI Pre-Summit Training Day 2016

As we emerge into the age of the web of data, data skills aren’t just a ‘nice to have’, but are necessary for any modern organisation. But being data skilled isn’t simply about being a spreadsheet wizard. It’s about understanding how and when data is useful, and using a mixture of strategic and practical skills […]

Deep Learning Using TensorFlow

Persontyle (EDSA partner), in partnership NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, are excited to announce this 2-day practical Deep TensorFlow Learning using TensorFlow workshop in London on 15-16 September, 2016. Deep learning is a hot topic in both academia and industry since it has recently dramatically improved the state-of-the-art in areas such as speech recognition, computer vision, […]

ESWC Summer School 2016

Between Monday 5th and Saturday 10th of September, the European Data Science Academy supported the 6th ESWC Summer School 2016 focused on providing intensive training and networking opportunities for the next-generation of scientists and researchers in the digital age. The summer school was located in Dubrovnik, Croatia and was dedicated on providing intensive workshops, talks, […]

The Responsible Data Science Seminar Series

On 15 September, the Responsible Data Science (RDS) initiative, a joint collaboration of expert researchers from 11 knowledge institutions across the Netherlands, hosts the first seminar in the context of the Responsible Data Science Seminar Series. The  Academisch Medisch Centrum (AMC), Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Delft University of Technology (TUD), Eindhoven University of Technology […]

The First Accredited Bachelors in Data Science

The first accredited Bachelor in Data Science in the Netherlands started with around 50 students. The Bachelor complements several already existing Data Science Masters at Eindhoven University of Technology. The Bachelor is part of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS). The academy provides a number of data science programs at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate […]

EDSA at the European Data Forum 2016

The 2016 EDF conference was held to discuss and debate the issues and opportunities surrounding data in Europe, aiming to scale up the european data economy. The conference, which took place in the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands, occurred between June 29th and June 30th 2016 comprising of a large wealth of talks from world-renowned speakers […]

Summer Camp in Deep Learning, London

A new summer camp has been developed as part of the EDSA programme, highlighting the most important aspects of deep learning for data science projects. Ali Syed, founder and chief data scientist at Persontyle http://www.persontyle.com/team/ and key partner in the EDSA project, will be hosting the summer camp alongside a team from NVidia. You will practically learn […]

New Videolectures Launched

A new series of videolectures have been uploaded to our website and can be viewed here: http://edsa-project.eu/video-lectures/. The videolectures span a large spectrum of data science techniques, and they are sourced from leading experts in their particular fields. The lectures are selected by the EDSA project partners based upon their relevance to data science education and training […]

Machine Learning Workshop for Developers – Persontyle

The Right Mix of Theory and Hands-on Work The workshop is agnostic and features the best open source Python libraries (Pandas, scikit-learn, SKLL), APIs and ML-as-a-Service platforms (Microsoft Azure ML & Cortana Intelligence Suite, Amazon ML, BigML) for developers getting started in Machine Learning. It focuses on only two learning techniques, which turn out to […]