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September 2015

[NYC] Before Kaggle: From a Business Goal to a Machine Learning Problem

September 24, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Viacom Headquarters, 1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Dataiku and Kaggle Event

This meetup is sponsored by Bloomberg, who will also be recruiting at the event. Don't forget to bring a resume! Instructions: Mention us at security and they will instruct you where to go. Event Agenda: 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Networking & Food 7:00 - 7:15 PM: Short talk 7:15 - 8:30 PM: Keynote talk by Pierre Gutierrez 8:30 - 9:00 PM: Socializing Short Talk: Music Recommendations at Spotify by Vidhya Murali Main Talk Abstract: Pierre will speak about what happens leading up…

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October 2015

Data Science at Knewton

October 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Knewton, 100 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Event agenda:  6:30 - 7:00 PM: Networking & Food 7:00 - 7:30 PM: Hilary's talk 7:30 - 8:00 PM: Kevin's talk 8:30 - 9:00 PM: Socializing Hilary's talk: Adaptive learning technology is used to provide personalized learning experiences for students. A common implementation provides individualized follow-up assignments for struggling students.   Using observed data, we show how to use bootstrapping and rejection sampling to create a valid comparative study of groups of students who do and don’t use adaptive technology,…

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February 2016

Modeling the Success of Software Developer Job Applications

February 24, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Keynote Talk Description As the Chief Data Scientist of a New York-centric digital recruitment platform, Jon Krohn has unusual access to the attributes hiring managers are responsive to. Jon will cover: the features that lead to successful applications for software engineering roles, as suggested by thousands of statistically-modeled cases the most in-demand data science skills, both hard and soft, and their relationship to compensation advice from experts on interview preparation the utility of open-source data sets and ideas for obtaining…

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March 2016

Image Recognition Through Deep Learning & Neural Networks

March 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Clarifi, 8th Floor, 115 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Keynote Talk Description Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels in visual recognition and solves real-world problems for businesses and developers alike. Founded in 2013 by Matthew Zeiler, a foremost expert in machine learning, Clarifai has been a market leader since winning the top five places in image classification at the ImageNet 2013 competition. Clarifai’s powerful image and video recognition technology is built on the most advanced machine learning systems and made easily accessible by a clean API, empowering…

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April 2016

Machine Learning at Bloomberg

April 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Civic Hall, 156 5th Ave, 2nd Floor
New York, United States
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Event space and refreshments sponsored by: Civic Hall Event agenda: 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Networking & Food 7:00 - 7:20 PM: "Sentiment Analysis - From Bag of Words to Bag of Insights" by Vika Abrecht 7:20 - 7:40 PM: "News Story Classification by Feature Extraction and Ranking" by Anna Cianciara 7:40 - 8:00 PM: "Inferring Users' Preferences from Click Logs" by Haoyun Feng 8:00 - 8:20 PM: Talk by Leslie Barrett 8:20 - 9:00 PM: Q&A and Socializing

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July 2016

H2O NYC

July 19, 2016 - July 20, 2016
IAC Building, 555 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011 United States
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H2O Conference in NYC July 19-20. http://open.h2o.ai/nyc.html 20% off with code H2OLOVE

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