Professor Brendan Murphy, UCD, presents Model-Based Clustering and Classification (session 2)
Professor Brendan Murphy, UCD, presents Model-Based Clustering and Classification
The course will be delivered through a mix of lectures and some demonstrations. The final section will be a hands-on session. The course is set out over two afternoons March 22nd & March 23rd, you must register for both events individually.
Enterprise Alliance employees, please note each session is 0.5 of a training day deducted from your overall CRT training allowance.
Content of presentation:
1. Introduction and History of Clustering
2. EM Algorithm
3. Mixture Models
4. Mixture Models and Model-Based Clustering
5. Gaussian Mixture Models
6. Latent Class Analysis
7. Model-Based Classification
8. Worked Example
Brendan Murphy is Full Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at University College Dublin. He has research interests in clustering, classification and latent variable modelling. He is interested in applications from social sciences, food science, medicine and biology. He is currently Editor for Social Sciences and Government for the Annals of Applied Statistics. He has recently co-authored a research monograph on Model-Based Clustering and Classification.
An MS Teams invitation will circulate to all attendees closer to the time.
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