Winning Data Science Competitions

Winning Data Science Competitions

Our next Data Science meetup:

Winning Data Science Competitions 

by Jeong-Yoon Lee

In this talk, I am going to share my experiences in data science competitions. After an overview of the competition structure and best practices, I will present the 1st prize winner’s solution for KDD Cup 2015 with the behind-the-scenes story.

Speaker: Jeong-Yoon Lee is a Chief Data Scientist at Conversion Logic. Jeong is one of top competitors at Kaggle (ranked 14th out of 370K), and has won many data science competitions including KDD Cup 2012 and 2015. Prior to joining Conversion Logic, Jeong worked at Demand Media and Opera Solutions focusing on machine learning and data analytics. He received his PhD in computer science and MS in electrical engineering at USC.

Date: October 27, 2015

– 6:30pm arrival, food/drinks and networking
– 7:00pm talk starts

You must have a confirmed RSVP and please arrive by 6:55pm the latest. Please RSVP here on Eventbrite.

Venue: Hulu, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Thanks Hulu for hosting!

Parking: There is some limited street parking around. There is a parking garage underneath, but tickets will not be validated.

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  1. Dan Harrington - November 3, 2015

    Hi Szilard-

    Will you have a chance to share the slides from Jeong-Yoon’s presentation? I thought the slides were great and he didn’t have a chance to get though all of them.


  2. Szilard - November 3, 2015

    Yes, hopefully soon 🙂

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