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Tuesday, June 28 • 10:30am - 10:48am
R in machine learning competitions

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Kaggle is a community of almost 450K data scientists who have built almost 2MM machine learning models to participate in our competitions. Data scientists come to Kaggle to learn, collaborate and develop the state of the art in machine learning. This talk will cover some of the lessons from winning techniques, with a particular emphasis on best practice R use.

Moderators
avatar for Heather Turner

Heather Turner

Freelance consultant
I'm a freelance statistical computing consultant providing support in R to people in a range of industries, but particularly the life sciences. My interests include statistical modelling, clustering, bioinformatics, reproducible research and graphics. I am leading the R Foundation Task Force on Women in R and co-chairing the program committee for useR! 2017, so talk to me about your ideas for promoting women in the R community and suggestions for... Read More →

Speakers
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Anthony Goldbloom

CEO, Kaggle
Anthony is the founder and CEO of Kaggle. Before founding Kaggle, Anthony worked in the macroeconomic modeling areas of the Reserve Bank of Australia and before that the Australian Treasury.He holds a first class honours degree in economics and econometrics from the University of Melbourne and has published in The Economist magazine and the Australian Economic Review.In 2011, Forbes Magazine cited Anthony as one of the 30 under 30 in technology... Read More →


Tuesday June 28, 2016 10:30am - 10:48am
McCaw Hall 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105

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