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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Robert Horton

Robert Horton
Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft


Bob Horton is a senior data scientist in the Bing User Understanding team. He came to Microsoft from Revolution Analytics, where he was on the Professional Services team. Long before becoming a data scientist, he was a regular scientist (with a PhD in biomedical science and molecular biology from the Mayo Clinic). Some time after that, he got an MS in computer science from California State University, Sacramento. Bob currently holds an adjunct faculty appointment in health informatics at the University of San Francisco, where he gives occasional lectures and advises students on data analysis and simulation projects.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Robert Horton (Microsoft), Mario Inchiosa (Microsoft), Ali Zaidi (Microsoft)
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Robert Horton, Mario Inchiosa, and Ali Zaidi demonstrate how to use three cutting-edge machine learning techniques—transfer learning from pretrained language models, active learning to make more effective use of a limited labeling budget, and hyperparameter tuning to maximize model performance—to up your modeling game. Read more.