By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute.

By Olivia Guest, Postdoctoral Researcher, Oxford BabyLab, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford and Software Sustainability Institute Fellow.

I signed up to go to PyData London for three reasons. Firstly, looking over the talks I noticed that a lot of them were about specific machine learning algorithms and libraries we (I and/or my lab use) in our research, e.g., gensim and theano. Specific emphasis was placed on artificial neural networks, a type of computational model I both teach to undergraduate students (part of a movement called connectionism) and use…

By Mark Basham, Senior Software Scientist, Diamond Light Source and 2014 Institute fellow.

As a scientist, the chance to glimpse inside the world of data analytics in the financial sector was something I was really keen on, and if nothing else, the setting for PyData London did not disappoint. Level 39 is the 39th floor of 1 Canada Square, at the heart of Canary Wharf. Its breath-taking views and modern layout and design made for a really good conference location, and set the mood for the conference well.

PyData is all about using Python to analyse data, and as such the…

The last chance to register for PyData London has been announced by organisers, with only a few places left at the event, which is due to take place in Canary Wharf in less than two weeks time.

For more details and to register your place, go to the main PyData London page for further details.

The conference, which brings together a wide range of users, developers and researchers, will explore the latest developments in Python code and will be held at Level39, One Canada Square, between 21-23 February.

Europe’s first PyData event is to be held next month in London, bringing together Python enthusiasts from around the world.

Taking place at Level39, Canary Wharf, PyData will be held between 21 and 23 February, bringing together scientists, developers and others from the Python data science community to discuss new techniques and tools for management, analytics and the visualisation of data.

This comes alongside a call for proposed talks, tutorials and workshops at the event, starting from 30 January. Interested parties are advised to visit the main site for further details…

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