[ml] HMM workshop?

Glen Jarvis glen at glenjarvis.com
Thu Aug 5 18:28:07 UTC 2010

Help me define the scope of what's interesting. Maybe a quick biological
overview (similar to what we discussed two weeks ago but a bit more
polished) and then a walk through of how to use HMM software (like


On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:

> Hey guys (Erin, Tom, Glen, et. al),
> I think 9pm is too late to be meeting up. I suggest we forgo next
> week's 9pm meeting and put our heads together to give a nice 2 hour
> HMM workshop/lecture set on Wednesday, August 19th, at 7:30pm. We
> can advertise it on the ML list and noisebridge-discuss, and encourage
> donations to Noisebridge for attendance to help pay their rent.
> Here's the breakdown of what I think we could offer in that meeting:
> Me/Anyone Else: The basic math behind Markov Processes and HMMs
> Me/Erin/Erin's Speech Recognition Friend: Speech Recognition using HMMs
> Tom: HMMs using R
> Glen: HMMs in bioinformatics
> Anyone else: ?
> I feel like if we have two weeks to prepare something it'll give us time to
> have good presentations and be worthwhile to everyone, what do you think?
>   mike

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