This blog serves to document my work during GSoC 2020 on TMVA PyTorch Interface at CERN.

The Toolkit for Multivariate Analysis (TMVA) is a machine learning environment integrated into the ROOT scientific software framework, which has been developed specifically for high-energy physics applications.

TMVA provides functionality for building deep neural networks including fully connected, convolutional and recurrent layers. In addition, TMVA provides interfaces to other deep learning frameworks (scikit-learn, Keras). This project aims to extend these interfaces to one of the most popular, fast and flexible machine learning frameworks, PyTorch. The focus will be on the development of a production-ready TMVA interface to PyTorch, while strictly adhering to my proposal.

CERN and HSF

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