Guide to Convolutional Neural Networks: A Practical Application to Traffic-Sign Detection and Classification

Introducing the fundamental concepts of convolutional neural networks (ConvNets), this self-contained guide offers practical guidance on using libraries to implement ConvNets in applications of traffic sign detection and classification. As no prior background knowledge in the field is required to follow the material, the book is ideal for all students of computer vision and machine learning, and will also be of great interest to practitioners working on autonomous cars and advanced driver assistance systems.

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The Artificial Intelligence Conference - New York, NY 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) New York 2018 provided conference attendees with an unsurpassed opportunity to learn about the latest breakthroughs in AI. Laser focused on AI business development, the conference offered presentations by many of the world's top AI practitioners, including industry leaders such as Xerox PARC CEO Tolga Kurtoglu, Intuit CDO Ashok, IBM AI VP Al Dario Gil, and more. If there was just one take away from AI-New York 2018, it's this: AI will have an enormous impact on your business—don’t get left behind.

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Ian Goodfellow on Adversarial Machine Learning

Register now for the next ACM Learning Center Webinar, "Adversarial Machine Learning," presented live on Tuesday, July 24 at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT by Ian Goodfellow, Staff Research Scientist at Google Brain. Negar Rostamzadeh, Research Scientist at Element AI, will moderate the Q&A following the talk. Leave questions now or anytime before the event on ACM's Discourse Page.

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DevOps Fundamentals: Tools, Technologies, and Infrastructures

DevOps is a software methodology where the operations and development staff participating together in the entire service lifecycle, from the design phase through to the development and production phases. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of the DevOps methodology, and the principals and processes of the DevOps workflow. You will also be introduced to various DevOps tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, GitHub, and HipChat and how they are used for processes such as collaboration and code sharing.

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Live Online Training: AWS CloudFormation Deep Dive

AWS CloudFormation is a keystone service of Amazon Web Services. To truly realize the agility, flexibility, and cost-saving benefits of AWS, teams must leverage automation and AWS CloudFormation is one of the most powerful tools at our disposal for automating the creation of and updates to our AWS infrastructure. This course will follow a learn-by-doing approach and will be heavily based on live demos; attendees will be encouraged to follow along.

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Heather Miller on Building Distributed Systems and Web Applications with Scala

View the most recent ACM Learning Webinar, "Scala Is for... Distributed Systems? Web Apps? Front-end Development?," on demand. This talk is presented  by Heather Miller, Executive Director and co-founder of the Scala Center at EPFL. Christopher Meiklejohn, Ph.D. student at Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium and at Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal, moderated the Q&A following the talk. Continue the discussion and checkout further resources on ACM's Discourse Page.

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Neha Narkhede's Real-Time Data Processing with Kafka

View the ACM Learning Webinar, "Journey to a Real-Time Enterprise," on demand. This talk is presented by Neha Narkhede, Co-founder and CTO, Confluent. Matt Farmer, Senior Software Engineer, Data Systems at MailChimp moderated the Q&A following the talk. Continue the discussion and checkout further resources on ACM's Discourse Page page.

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Stephen Fluin’s Intro to Angular Platform

View the ACM Learning Webinar, "Intro to Angular," on demand. This talk is presented by Stephen Fluin, Developer Advocate on the Angular Team at Google. Dominic Holt, Founder and CEO of a stealth startup centered around DevOps Infrastructure and VP of Engineering at Solute, Inc moderated the Q&A following the talk. Continue the discussion and checkout further resources on our Discourse page.

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ACM Distinguished Speakers Program

The Distinguished Speakers Program (DSP) is one of ACM's most valued outreach programs, providing universities, corporations, event and conference planners, and local ACM chapters with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry. ACM will cover the cost of transportation for the speaker to travel to your event.