Nicola Politi

Data Scientist

BIG DIVE 2020 – Module 2 “Machine and Deep Learning intensive”

5-day full-time course completed by Nicola Politi on October 16th, 2020.

Core topics by ISI:

  • Machine Learning algorithms with Sklearn
  • Statistical Learning Theory with practical exercises
  • Neural Networks and Backpropagation
  • Building from scratch and training neural networks with TensorFlow and Keras
  • Brief history of Deep Learning, with focus on Computer Vision
  • Building from scratch and training deep convolutional NNs with TensorFlow and Keras
  • Transfer Learning: feature extraction and fine-tuning


Guest lectures:

  • Machine Learning Explainability by Nexi
  • Training Deep Learning Models and HPC4AI by Unito
  • Machine Learning in forecasting by Glovo

BIG DIVE 2020 – Module 3 “Communicating and Visualizing Data”

5-day full-time course completed by Nicola Politi on November 20th, 2020.

Core topics by TODO:

  • Foundations and best practices of information theory and data communication applied to a data project.
  • Understanding the different Data Visualization approaches
  • Coding for DataViz with D3.js programming paradigm
  • Introduction to Vega Framework
  • Prototyping effective data visualizations following the design process and best practices of data visualization theory


Guest lectures:

  • Data Communication by TOP-IX
  • Open Data and DataViz by Sheldon Studio
  • Visualizing Data and case studies by Accurat

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