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19:00 - 19:20: Welcome with drinks & snacks
19:20 - 19:30: Intro by SweetlakePHP
19:30 - 20:30: Machine learning for PHP by Damien Seguy
20:30 - 20:45: Break
20:45 - 21:30: Group discussion
21:30 - 21:45: Raffle, Announcements, Feedback
21:45 - ??:??: Networking and drinks
Talk: Machine learning for PHP
Machine learning is teaching the computer how to learn by itself. It is far easier to be done, especially when you have small data set and a good level of expertise in your field. Classifying objects, predicting who will buy, spotting comments in code is achieved with grassy algorithms like neural networks, genetic algorithms or ant herding. PHP is in good position to make use of such teachings, and take advantages of related technologies like fann. By the end of the session, you'll know where you want to try it.
About: Damien Seguy (@faguo)
Damien Seguy is CTO at Exakat Ltd., a company specialized in PHP code quality solutions for the industry. He leads the development of the exakat static engine, that automatically review code for version compatibility, security and clear code. Over the last 15 years Damien has contributed to the PHP, as documentation author, elephpant raisers, User group animator on several continents. He also enjoys gremlin, 狮子头 and camembert.
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