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PyData Berlin - First meetup in 2019

Jan 16, 2019 · Berlin, Germany

Hallo everyone,

Our first meetup in 2019 will be hosted by DeliveryHero.
Doors open at 6:50 PM and the talks are going to start at 7:15 PM.
Food and Drinks are provided

The Schedule for the evening:

Talk 1: 35 mins

Title: Can you explain your model? Boosting Domain Knowledge and Decision Making with Model Interpretation

Speaker: Iván Lopez

Abstract: Modern Machine Learning models behave like black-boxes in which we input values and retrieve some predictions. Models can be evaluated over unseen data using the desired metrics, but this is not enough to gain the trust of business stakeholders, who would like to understand why the model is predicting what it is predicting.

Model interpretation sheds light on ML models. As data scientists, it is useful to know what is inside the black box to better understand the problem, identify biases, improve generalization, etc. Equally important, supporting business stakeholders with automatic explanations for every prediction fosters their trust and gains their interest on improving solutions, while also closing the gap between predictions and decision making.

In this talk, we share our work at Delivery Hero on extending traditional ML outputs with automatic explanations for decision making.

Speaker Bio:

Iván is a Machine Learning Engineer. He holds a Master degree in Datascience by the University of Nice and TUB. Since two years, he has been working at Delivery Hero implementing ML models to predict customers' behavior

Lightning talk by Eugene: Lessons from the Advent of Code

There are still open slots for lightning talks, if you're interested in giving one, send us an email at [masked].

We look forward to see all of you you there!
Stay tuned: In 2019, PyData Berlin is going to join forces with PyCon.DE to organise an awesome conference in October.

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See you soon!
-PyData Berlin Team

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    PyData is an educational program of NumFOCUS, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the United States. PyData provides a forum for the international community of users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other.  The global PyData network promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. PyData communities approach data science using many languages, including (but not limited to)

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