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Karachi AI - Meetup # 7 : Artificial Intelligence in Feature Engineering Pipelines

Karachi AI Gatherings are quarterly, 3 hour events for Artificial Intelligence practitioners focusing on lessons learned applying AI. Each gathering consists of 3 elements enabling interactive sessions: Discover: 15 min applied AI talks of industry peers sharing insights and actionable advice based on hands-on experiences applying AI. Check out our applied AI talks below! Share: AI Clinic session for practitioners in the audience to share their specific challenge applying AI and gather initial feedback from industry peers and fellow practitioners. Apply to present your individual challenge putting AI into production through this form or raise your hand at the gathering! Connect: Peer-to-Peer networking sessions on Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision to connect with new and leading practitioners in your technology realm. Join us this time to expand your applied AI network! FEATURED LEARNING: - Feature Engineering/Augmentation (2 Talks - 15 Mins) - Manual Techniques (T&E) - Automated Selection - Feature Selection (2 Talks - 15 Mins) - Manual/Domain Knowledge (T&E) - Regularization/Automated Selection - Feature Cleansing/Transformation (2 Talks - 15 Mins) - Encoding Categorical Descriptors - Filling in Missing Values - Normalizing Attributes Our Speaker Line Up: - Dr. Noman Islam (PhD Professor @ Iqra University) Noman is a research fellow, with core focus on academic inclusion for AI. He is a renowned for his services with PIAIC and Iqra University as Associate Professor and Head of Computer Science. He is a co-author of more than 50 Papers with countless citations for his work. Profile: - Yusra Shahid (Junior Data Scientist @ Integration Xperts) Yusra is a prodigy serving Integration Xpert as Junior Data Scientist with past as research engineer at Love For Data. In her educational endeavor she has graduated from NED University with BS-CS and has also served at RCAI with core focus on solving problems with AI. She currently pursuing NLP and CV projects.. Profile: - Rahim Rasool (Data Science Trainee @ DataScienceDojo) Rahim has been working as a Data Science Trainee at Data Science Dojo. He possess string interest in machine learning, astronomy and history. He has worked on various ML projects ranging from healthcare analytics, robotics and policy analytics. Had been previously the co-founder of CleanTech energy company, Enent. He has also conducted research for Pakistan Navy for over a year. Profile: - Zaid Memon (Junior Data Analyst @ Love For Data) Zaid is a Junior Data Analyst at Love for Data, where he has been spending his time solving real business problems through rigor statistical models, and doing classical and modern computer vision. Experienced both as a Machine learning instructor/mentor and a data science industry practitioner. His area of interest lies in deep learning, statistical modeling, computer vision and business analytics. Profile: Held at FAST NUCES City Campus, Karachi. On Saturday, 29/06/2019 @ 12PM to 3 PM

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