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22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Raffael Strassnig

Raffael Strassnig
VP and Data Scientist, Barclays

Raffael Strassnig is vice president and data scientist at Barclays, where he pushes the boundaries of predictive systems. Previously, Raffael worked on problems in dynamic advertising at Amazon and real-time analytics at Microsoft. In his free time, he enjoys solving maths riddles, programming in Scala, and cooking. He studied software engineering at the University of Technology in Graz, mathematics at the University of Vienna, and computational intelligence at the University of Technology in Vienna.


16:3517:15 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Secondary topics:  Ecommerce, Financial services
Level: Intermediate
Harry Powell (Barclays), Raffael Strassnig (Barclays)
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Harry Powell and Raffael Strassnig demonstrate how to model unobserved customer preferences over businesses by thinking about transactional data as a bipartite graph and then computing a new similarity metric—the expected degrees of separation—to characterize the full graph. Read more.