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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Melissa  Santos

Melissa Santos
Data Scientist, Big Cartel


Melissa Santos has over a decade of experience with all parts of the data pipeline, from ETLs to modeling. Her role as a data scientist at Big Cartel involves teaching both engineers and nontechnical people how to get the data they need. Melissa holds a PhD in applied math.


11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 09/28/2016
Data-driven business
Location: 1 E 10/1 E11 Level: Intermediate
Melissa Santos (Big Cartel)
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Whether we're talking about spam emails, merging records, or investigating clusters, there are many times when having a measure of how alike things are makes them easier to work with (e.g., with unstructured data that isn't incorporated into your data models). Melissa Santos offers a practical approach to creating a distance metric and validating with business owners that it provides value. Read more.