Introduction to Machine Learning on Comet

Friday, April 6th, 2018, 11am-1pm, PDT

Paul Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Machine Learning covers a variety of statistical techniques that are useful for data analysis and central to the recent developments in deep learning and AI.  

This 2-hour webinar will try to organize and introduce the plethora of terms and concepts that comprise machine learning, describe how machine learning can be used on Comet HPC resources using R, and demonstrate with a quick tutorial how a simple deep learning model works using Python.

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Presentation Slides

Download a recording of this webinar (MP4).


  • Overview of Concepts and Terms for Machine Learning
  • The main activities of applying machine learning models.
  • Scaling models
  • Deep learning basics

Related Resources

Comet User Guide