Data science and the estimation of coastal flood risk
Jupiter Intelligence is focused on providing customers information about the risks of various hazards that are impacted by extreme weather and climate change. This is accomplished through an innovative computational pipeline incorporating different geophysical models, machine learning algorithms and tools from applied statistics. This presentation will focus on data science at Jupiter and more specifically the role of data science in estimating the risk of coastal flooding.
(1)Title: Wayfair: Finding your perfect home with data and computational interior design
Tomer Weiss will share his experience as a data scientist and machine learning practitioner at Wayfair.
Machine learning is an important tool at Wayfair for addressing both customer, and business problems.
First, he will discuss a typical machine learning project’s life cycle, starting with the problem being address, and moving into how an initial solution was scoped and iterated on afterwards. Then, he will exemplify with his...
Description: Geography is the science that connects people, places and their interactions. By its nature, geography is a science of storytelling and deeper understanding of the human experience. When applied as a technology, a geographic information system (GIS) can help health organizations make sense of complex interactions among populations and their environments. The resulting location intelligence offers tremendous value in promoting health and well-being on a personal and a population level while also supporting major strategic plans for...
Leveraging Data Science Across a Diverse Investment Portfolio
PEAK6, a technology and investment firm, was an early pioneer in the application of data science in the options market. Today, people believe data science is the cornerstone for efficiently managing risk. PEAK6 has grown by taking lessons learned from using data science and understanding it’s strengths and weaknesses. In this talk, Matt Hulsizer and Mike Treacy will discuss how PEAK6 was able to harness core principals from the intersection of analytics and trading to successfully expand into different...