14–17 Oct 2019
Vanja Paunic

Vanja Paunic
Data Scientist, Microsoft

Vanja Paunic is a data scientist in the Algorithms and Data Science Group at Microsoft London. She works on building machine learning solutions with external companies utilizing Microsoft’s AI Cloud Platform. She holds a PhD in computer science with a focus on data mining in the biomedical domain from the University of Minnesota.


Vanja Paunic (Microsoft)
Hyperparameter optimization for machine leaning is a complex task that requires advanced optimization techniques and can be implemented as a generic framework decoupled from the specific details of algorithms. We show how such a framework can be applied to learning unrelated tasks like object detection and text matching in a transparent, scalable, and easy to manage way in a cloud service.
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