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Advanced Machine Learning with ENCOG - Part 2

by Abhishek Kumar

In this course, you will learn to implement dimensionality reduction and clustering using self-organizing maps, pattern recall and reconstruction using Hopfield networks, time series forecasting using temporal dataset, and optimization using genetic algorithm. This course will not only provide you fundamental knowledge of aforementioned topics, but also will help you to implement these applications using ENCOG machine learning framework.

What you'll learn

Finding patterns in a multidimensional dataset has always been a challenging task, but self-organizing maps can simplify this process and can help to find interesting patterns and inferences. In this course, you will learn not only the fundamentals of self-organizing maps but also the implementation in a C# application using the ENCOG machine learning framework. In this course, you will also learn to use Hopfield networks in a pattern recall and reconstruction application. This course will also provide a real world case study on time series forecasting, where you will learn to forecast future behavior using historical values. The course also covers another very important aspect of machine learning: optimization. You will learn to solve optimization problems with the help of genetic algorithms. The concepts learned in this course are applicable for developers working in any other framework in any other language.

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About the author

Abhishek Kumar is a data science consultant, author, and Google Developers Expert (GDE) in machine learning. He holds a master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been featured in the "Top 40 under 40 Data Scientist" list. He is also a public speaker and has delivered talks in top data conferences across the globe including Strata Data, AI conference, ODSC, and Fifth Elephant. His focus area is machine learning and deep learning at scale and is also a recipient of the... more

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