Machine Learning for a Pet Insurance Company – TJ Houk & David Jaw ODSC Boston 2015
Machine Learning for a Pet Insurance Company from odsc As an insurance company, we receive a monthly premium from policy holders and in return, we pay claims on veterinary bills. Insurance risk for pet health is relatively uncharted territory; identifying key patterns can affect the company in a big... Read more
What Can Graphs Teach Us about Teachers: Using Graphs for High Quality Recommendations – Amit Bhattacharyya ODSC Boston 2015
What Can Graphs Teach Us about Teachers: Using Graphs for High Quality Recommendations from odsc Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace for teachers to buy, sell and share original educational resources. As any marketplace grows, there is an increasing need to provide a customized experience so that the... Read more
Winning Data Science Competitions – Owen Zang ODSC Boston 2015
Owen Zhang is no stranger to data science competitions. He has competed in and won several high profile challenges, and is currently ranked 1st out of a community of 200,000 data scientists on Kaggle. This is an opportunity to learn the tips, tricks and techniques Owen employs in building... Read more
Quantifying Uncertainty: Evaluating Trading Algorithms using Probabilistic Programming ODSC Boston 2015
There exist a large number of metrics to evaluate the performance and risk of a trading strategy. Although those metrics have proven to be useful tools in practice, most of them require a large amount of data and yield unstable results on shorter timescales. Quantopian allows users to develop... Read more