Azure Machine Learning Workshop at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT).


Recently I had conducted  Machine Learning and AI workshop at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT).  Around 40 attended the workshop.SLIIT Students and Academic staff attended the workshop.

Topics covered at the workshop-

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MCSA: Machine Learning Certifications Sri Lanka.


Machine Learning  exam

Earning an MCSA: Machine Learning demonstrates knowledge relevant to Machine Learning, Data Scientists and Data Analysts positions, particularly those who process and analyze large data sets using R and use Azure cloud services to build and deploy intelligent solutions. It is the first step on your path to becoming a Data Management and Analytics Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

Course 20774A:
Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Machine Learning

This module introduces machine learning and discussed how algorithms and languages are used.Lessons

  • What is machine learning?
  • Introduction to machine learning algorithms
  • Introduction to machine learning languages

Lab : Introduction to machine Learning

  • Sign up for Azure machine learning studio account
  • View a simple experiment from gallery
  • Evaluate an experiment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe machine learning

  • Describe machine learning algorithms

  • Describe machine learning languages

Module 2: Introduction to Azure Machine Learning

Describe the purpose of Azure Machine Learning, and list the main features of Azure Machine Learning Studio.Lessons

  • Azure machine learning overview
  • Introduction to Azure machine learning studio
  • Developing and hosting Azure machine learning applications

Lab : Introduction to Azure machine learning

  • Explore the Azure machine learning studio workspace
  • Clone and run a simple experiment
  • Clone an experiment, make some simple changes, and run the experiment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Azure machine learning.

  • Use the Azure machine learning studio.

  • Describe the Azure machine learning platforms and environments.

Module 3: Managing Datasets

At the end of this module the student will be able to upload and explore various types of data in Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Categorizing your data
  • Importing data to Azure machine learning
  • Exploring and transforming data in Azure machine learning

Lab : Managing Datasets

  • Prepare Azure SQL database
  • Import data
  • Visualize data
  • Summarize data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the types of data they have.

  • Upload data from a number of different sources.

  • Explore the data that has been uploaded.

Module 4: Preparing Data for use with Azure Machine Learning

This module provides techniques to prepare datasets for use with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Data pre-processing
  • Handling incomplete datasets

Lab : Preparing data for use with Azure machine learning

  • Explore some data using Power BI
  • Clean the data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Pre-process data to clean and normalize it.

  • Handle incomplete datasets.

Module 5: Using Feature Engineering and Selection

This module describes how to explore and use feature engineering and selection techniques on datasets that are to be used with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Using feature engineering
  • Using feature selection

Lab : Using feature engineering and selection

  • Prepare datasets
  • Use Join to Merge data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use feature engineering to manipulate data.

  • Use feature selection.

Module 6: Building Azure Machine Learning Models

This module describes how to use regression algorithms and neural networks with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Azure machine learning workflows
  • Scoring and evaluating models
  • Using regression algorithms
  • Using neural networks

Lab : Building Azure machine learning models

  • Using Azure machine learning studio modules for regression
  • Create and run a neural-network based application

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe machine learning workflows.

  • Explain scoring and evaluating models.

  • Describe regression algorithms.

  • Use a neural-network.

Module 7: Using Classification and Clustering with Azure machine learning models

This module describes how to use classification and clustering algorithms with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Using classification algorithms
  • Clustering techniques
  • Selecting algorithms

Lab : Using classification and clustering with Azure machine learning models

  • Using Azure machine learning studio modules for classification.
  • Add k-means section to an experiment
  • Add PCA for anomaly detection.
  • Evaluate the models

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use classification algorithms.

  • Describe clustering techniques.

  • Select appropriate algorithms.

Module 8: Using R and Python with Azure Machine Learning

This module describes how to use R and Python with azure machine learning and choose when to use a particular language.Lessons

  • Using R
  • Using Python
  • Incorporating R and Python into Machine Learning experiments

Lab : Using R and Python with Azure machine learning

  • Exploring data using R
  • Analyzing data using Python

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the key features and benefits of R.

  • Explain the key features and benefits of Python.

  • Use Jupyter notebooks.

  • Support R and Python.

Module 9: Initializing and Optimizing Machine Learning Models

This module describes how to use hyper-parameters and multiple algorithms and models, and be able to score and evaluate models.Lessons

  • Using hyper-parameters
  • Using multiple algorithms and models
  • Scoring and evaluating Models

Lab : Initializing and optimizing machine learning models

  • Using hyper-parameters

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use hyper-parameters.

  • Use multiple algorithms and models to create ensembles.

  • Score and evaluate ensembles.

Module 10: Using Azure Machine Learning Models

This module explores how to provide end users with Azure machine learning services, and how to share data generated from Azure machine learning models.Lessons

  • Deploying and publishing models
  • Consuming Experiments

Lab : Using Azure machine learning models

  • Deploy machine learning models
  • Consume a published model

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and publish models.

  • Export data to a variety of targets.

Module 11: Using Cognitive Services

This module introduces the cognitive services APIs for text and image processing to create a recommendation application, and describes the use of neural networks with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Cognitive services overview
  • Processing language
  • Processing images and video
  • Recommending products

Lab : Using Cognitive Services

  • Build a language application
  • Build a face detection application
  • Build a recommendation application

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe cognitive services.

  • Process text through an application.

  • Process images through an application.

  • Create a recommendation application.

Module 12: Using Machine Learning with HDInsight

This module describes how use HDInsight with Azure machine learning.Lessons

  • Introduction to HDInsight
  • HDInsight cluster types
  • HDInsight and machine learning models

Lab : Machine Learning with HDInsight

  • Provision an HDInsight cluster
  • Use the HDInsight cluster with MapReduce and Spark

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of HDInsight.

  • Describe the different HDInsight cluster types.

  • Use HDInsight with machine learning models.

Module 13: Using R Services with Machine Learning

This module describes how to use R and R server with Azure machine learning, and explain how to deploy and configure SQL Server and support R services.Lessons

  • R and R server overview
  • Using R server with machine learning
  • Using R with SQL Server

Lab : Using R services with machine learning

  • Deploy DSVM
  • Prepare a sample SQL Server database and configure SQL Server and R
  • Use a remote R session
  • Execute R scripts inside T-SQL statements

Microsoft EXAM – 70-774

Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-774.aspx

 

Second Course 20773A:
Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=20773

Microsoft EXAM – 70-773

Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-773.aspx

 

 

By-
Uditha Bandara is specializes in Microsoft AI Development technologies.  He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional).  He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several books,articles, tutorials, and demos on his Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com

· Contact    +94 071-6092918

· udithamail@yahoo.com

· udithait@gmail.com

Blue Chip Training and Consulting Corporate Video.


 

Version 1.0 of the Blue Chip Training and Consulting Corporate Video

Setting Up Android Studio.


To Install Android studio first you need to download the IDE Software and Java SE Development Kit 8.

Android IDE

https://developer.android.com/studio/index.html

Java SE Development Kit 8.

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html

 

Then install Java SE Development Kit 8. Afterward you can install Android Studio.

 

Welcome screen of the setup.

 

Then you can select the components to install .Its recommended to select all.

 

After that you can select the hard drive location.

 

 

When the setup completes you can see the Android Studio logo.

 

Then it will take couple of minutes (based on internet connection speed) to download other necessary Components.

This update will make sure that you have everything up to date to run Android Studio.

 

Now you are ready to Android Studio for the 1st time.

If you have any question related to Android setup or Development you can contact me-

udithait@gmail.com

Mobile- +94 071-6092918

Gaming and Animation Degree at Singapore Informatics.


New Semester Just started at Singapore Informatics for the Gaming and Animation Degree.

 

Game Design and Development Workshop Sri Lanka.


Video games are more than just a fun pastime – they are complex software systems that demand both creativity and knowledge of mathematics and computer science to produce.

Agenda


1. Introduction to Video Games.
2. Game Design.
3. Game Development Technologies.
4. 2D Game programming.
5. 3D Game programming.
6. Creating a Complete Game.

 

After this class you will-

Know about the different roles necessary to make a cutting edge video game including: Game Designer, Level Designer, Producer, Game Developer, Concept Artist, 2D Artist, 3D Modeler, Texture Artist and Animator.

Learn about the development process, a must know for Indie’s and Professionals

Have a clearer understanding about the different techniques and processes for making Board Games, Web Games, Mobile Games and PC Games

Who should take this workshop

Anyone who is serious about being involved with the professional games industry, whether being hired or hiring others.

Students and Artists looking to understand more about the games industry and expanding their skill set so they can be critical member of the team.

Programmers and Developers who want to add more to their resume and portfolio so they can get noticed.

Conducted By –

Uditha Bandara B.Sc(IT) is specializes in Game development for Mobile, Xbox 360, PC, and Zune. He is the South East Asia`s First XNA/DirectX MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He had delivered sessions at various events and conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and India. He has published several books, articles, tutorials, and game demos on his Game Development Blog – https://uditha.wordpress.com

Contact Me-

udithamail@yahoo.com

Mobile    +94 0716092918

Game Design and Development Workshop at Singapore Informatics.


 

June and July  I did 2 workshops on Game Design and Development at Singapore Informatics.

Topics Covered –

  • Video Game Industry
  • Industry participants
  • Game Design & Development
  • Academia in Games

About 20 students attended the workshop.

Web – http://singaporeinformatics.lk/