NZSA News & Events
There have been emails circulating which have not been sent out by the NZ Statistical Association. :
“Thank you very much for your participation in our study.
In connection with the study, we distributed five mobile phones and it is with great pleasure that we can inform you that you have been chosen.
“I am tied up right now, Can you purchase itunes gift card 6 pieces – $100 each?
I would reimburse you when am through,
Let me know also i would prefer to call you but can’t receive or call at the moment with my line.”
Rise of the machine learners: Statistical learning in the compuational era
Whether labelled as machine learning, predictive algorithms, statistical learning, or AI, the ability of computers to make real-world decisions is rising every year.
The 2019 Ihaka Lecture Series brings together four experts at the interface of statistics and computer science to discuss how computers do it, and how much we should let them.
Location | Lecture Theatre PLT1, Ground Floor, Building 303, 38 Princes Street, City Campus.
Time | 6.30pm, Wednesdays.
13 March – Open source Machine Learning @ Waikato
Professor Bernhard Pfahringer
University of Waikato
20 March – Machine Learning with TensorFlow and R
Dr Kristian Lum
Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG)
3 April – Statistical learning and sparsity
Professor Robert Tibshirani