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Welcome to the Fourth Conference of Research Software Engineering, held at the University of Birmingham. For directions to and during the event, see the campus maps page.

In the Aston Webb Building near to the registration/reception desk, a cloakroom is available in room G30 along with a quiet room in G31.
Wednesday, September 18 • 10:00 - 10:25
#3D2 - Machine Learning - The Limitations of Machine Learning

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Machine Learning (ML) is a popular topic in the research world. It has spread from basic computer science research to many other disciplines and RSEs are increasingly encouraged to be familiar with applying it to their projects.

In this talk I will discuss various limitations of ML, including how it can augment human bias, the problem with interpreting complex deep learning models and how real-world data can harm your model.

I'll end with some tips on how to tell if using ML is even the right solution for your project, and some alternatives for if it's not.

Speakers
avatar for Camilla Longden

Camilla Longden

Research Software Engineer, Microsoft Research
I'm an RSE at Microsoft Research in Cambridge. I work in the Deep Learning Engineering team in the ADA (All Data AI) group. I am also interested in diversity and inclusion in the technology sector.


Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:00 - 10:25
4. Aston Webb, Room WG12 Aston Webb Building