Data Science London Meetup (Community Event)

Location: Buckingham Room

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Data Science London excited to announce that we’ll be hosting this meetup at Strata Conference London on October 2nd.

NOTE: this is a FREE session, you don’t need a pass to Strata Conference.

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In this session we’ll have a debrief of ACM RecSys 2012, we’ll discuss some interesting topics on recommender systems, and some new cool ideas around autonomous discovery (a.k.a. anticipatory computing or serendipity engineering)

Agenda (more details coming, to be updated soon)

6.30 Welcome and networking, free pizza and beer

  • Recsys2012: A Review of ACM 6th Recommender Systems 2012: by Dr. Neal Lathia Research Associate at Cambridge University Computer Labs
  • Beyond Accuracy: Goal Driven Recommender System Design: by Tamas Jambor, Ph.D. student UCL
  • Autonomous Discovery as the New Interface: by Dinesh B. Vadhia CEO Xiggy
  • Big, Practical Recommendations with ALS algorithms: by Sean Owen CEO Myrrix and main Mahout committer

9.30pm-ish talks end

We’ll give away some Free Data Science books too.

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