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Amazon India Launches ‘ML Summer School’ For Students

On Sunday, Amazon India launched an integrated learning program to learn applied Machine Learning (ML) skills for students to make them ready for a career in technology.  Amazon India, in a statement, said that considering the high demand for talent with this skill set across various industries, they had introduced the program- ML Summer School, which would help students learn in-depth about Machine Learning.

It is a three-day immersive program that would cover the fundamentals of Machine Learning and its practical implementation in the industry. The participants of the ML Summer School program will be identified through an online assessment.

Final year engineering students along with Masters, Ph.D. students across select tech campuses in the country, which includes Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, IIT Mumbai, IIT Kharagpur, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad, Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), National Institute of Technology (NIT) along with a few more Universities can take part in the ML Summer School. 

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Participants will get to learn about advanced Machine Learning techniques like the Probabilistic Graphical model and Deep learning along with their applications which can be used to solve specific business problems like search ranking and online advertising, catalog quality, and demand forecasting.

Students will also get access to the Amazon Research Days (ARD) conference, where they will get to know about trends in technology from the best industry experts in the world.

For those, who have prior knowledge of ML, this course will act as a refresher while additionally providing them a hands-on practical application of ML in the industry. 

VP Indian Machine Learning at Amazon Rajeev Rastogi said, “With the pace of advancements in ML, we are proactively helping students to learn about the latest trends in the field of ML and apply them to solve real-world problems.”

Amazon India, in a blog, said that its machine learning team is driving innovations that would not only help Indians but customers worldwide.  

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Dipayan Mitra
Dipayan is a news savvy writer, who does not leave a single page of news paper unturned. He is also a professional vocalist who enjoys ghazals. Building a dog shelter is his forever dream.

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