FOCAPO / CPC 2017

Foundations of Computer Aided Process Operations / Chemical Process Control
Loews Ventana Canyon Hotel and Resort, Tucson, Arizona
January 8-12, 2017

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Joint Workshop


Introduction to Machine Learning


Lyle Ungar, University of Pennsylvania


Machine learning is flourishing, drawing on methodological advances in areas ranging from Bayesian modeling to deep learning, and supported by the widespread availability of multifaceted data, open source software and cheap computing. This workshop will give a quick overview of recent advances and trends in data science, with an eye towards what people in the process industries might find useful, asking, for example, "How is deep learning different from the neural network models of previous decades?

Conference Chairs
FOCAPO
Christos Maravelias
University of Wisconsin - Madison
John Wassick
The Dow Chemical Company
CPC
Erik Ydstie
Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Megan
Praxair Inc.
CACHE Liaison
B. Wayne Bequette
Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute
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