Berlin, Germany

Machine Learning with Python

when 17 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 950

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this program has been cancelled for 2020. Please check our website for the new TU Berlin Summer University Online program.

In this course you will learn the basic knowledge of machine learning and some applications for machine learning with the use of the programming language Python. You will be working at the computer. Through many tasks you get to know several topics in this area and you will acquire some fundamental skills in Python.
The course will include the following topics:

Python syntax
Logistic regression
Neural nets
Supervised learning
Unsupervised learning
Reinforcement learning
Document classification
Image classification
Game AI development

Course leader

Lars Gehrke

Target group

The target group includes current university students who have completed at least one year of their studies (Bachelor's, Master's or PhD level). Working professionals with equivalent work experience are also welcome to apply.
In computer science it is recommended to know:

What a variable, assignment and statement means
What a software library and an interface means
How a loop and a conditional statement generally works

Some basic knowledge of console commands, especially those related to file management is a plus.

Course aim

Upon the completion of the course you will be able to understand and write scripts in Python and use specific software libraries for your case of machine learning task.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) for the academic course.

Fee info

EUR 950: The fee covers public transportation for the duration of the course, excursions, course materials, and a cultural program.