Who wants to "study" AI and Machine Learning?


#1

Who has some programming chops, but not much in the area of AI and Machine Learning?

I’m interested in these two Coursera classes:

I freely admit my mathematical and thus statistical skills are doodly-squat, but I hope that won’t stop me.

An acquaintance is working on the second course, but I thought maybe I should ease into it a bit.

My end-goal is not to be a big-time data-scientist, but to broaden my programming knowledge, and apply it to my Natural Language Processing/Generation interests (leisure-time “creative computing” sure has changed over the decades!).

I’m going to start in on #1 for sure – but I’m much more likely to finish - and get more out of it - if some of you join in!


#2

If it helps computerphile on youtube have videos on ai and neural networks.




#3

So, I’m only in the middle of Lesson 3 (Intro to AI).

After the first two slow weeks, I’m trying to pick up the pace, but lost an entire evening to trying to get Verizon to replace a cellphone [the time was more due to our problems with the existing recalcitrant beast than Verizon’s].


#4

Thanks!

The Intro to AI course is starting more barebones, with goals, graph-search, and probability.

Oh, my aching crappy math “skills”!


#5

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