Saint Petersburg, Russia

Machine Learning: Theory and Application

online course
when 19 July 2021 - 30 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

The course introduces students to the theoretical foundations of machine learning and data science, as well as to the solution of real business problems with the help of computer vision, classification and regression algorithms. The optimal balance between theory and practice provides both a good foundation and the ability to apply knowledge in practice.


Socio-cultural program of extracurricular activities and networking events are included*:

Online format:

- Online Pub Quiz;
- Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
- Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

On-site format:

- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city;
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
- Pub Quiz in the city center of St. Petersburg;
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price);
- Excursion to Peterhof palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price)
*All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Course leader

Professors and lecturers:

Ogul Unal - PhD, Institute of Computer Science and Technology, SPbPU; M-com Search Engine Optimization specialist”;
Nikita Kudryashov – PhD, Institute of Computer Science and Technology, SPbPU; Gazprom-neft leading specialist

Target group

Entrance requirements

- Elementary knowledge of programming skills;
- Knowledge of basics of matrix operations and differentiation;
- Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required;
- Applicants are expected to have at least 1 year of University level studies.

Fee info

EUR 270: Online format

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips (for on-site format) and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).
EUR 510: On-site format

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips (for on-site format) and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).

Scholarships

No