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COGNITIVE BUILDER FAIRE

Join an innovative community of application builders for an amazing 3-days of learning and discover how to become a data innovator. Whether you've been a data scientist for years or you are just getting started, this is the forum to engage with experts from leading research institutes and industry leaders to become the next-level application builder.

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  • Data Engineer
  • Enterprise Architect
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BECOME A DATA INNOVATOR

The Cognitive Builder Course from Galvanize is an online course that includes training videos, tutorials and hands-on activities that is designed to help you become a data innovator with IBM Watson.

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Jean-Francois (Jeff) Omhover

Instructor, Sr Data Scientist


Innovative computer scientist with more than a decade of experience researching and teaching at a leading French engineering school. Empowerment driven instructor for PhD, graduate and undergraduate level students, with one foot always in the field. Manager of large-scale multidisciplinary scientific projects. Instrumental for the understanding of requirements, feasibility, user centered value and development strategy while providing technical and scientific leadership. Engaging collaboration with cross-functional teams such as product designers, mechanical engineers, sociologists, cognitive psychologists, marketing and end-users, to identify key intelligent technologies to support customer needs and business requirements. Prompt to prototype ideas, skilled in managing their development and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders

PRECOURSE

Setting up Bluemix / Watson in Python

WEEK 1

Introduction to Cognitive Technologies

  • What is Machine Learning?
  • Main components of BlueMix / Watson
  • Using ToneAnalyzer to detect emotions in natural language
  • Using VisualRecognition to classify images
WEEK 2

Cognitive Technologies & Business

  • Opportunities offered by Cognitive Technologies
  • Designing an Intelligent product
  • Mining insights using Discovery
  • Designing a conversational agent using Conversation
WEEK 3

Cognitive Design Roles

  • Solving a business problems with intelligent technologies
  • Intelligent system architecture
  • Deployment phase concerns and how to solve them
WEEK 4

Develop a prototype

  • Development processes for intelligent products and systems
  • Developing a prototype based on ML/AI functionalities
  • Assembling components of the Bluemix Platform

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