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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
CY Yam

CY Yam
Data Scientist, Microsoft


CY Yam is a data scientist at Microsoft, where she applies machine learning techniques to solving various problems in daily life. Previously, CY invented new ways to recognize people by the way they move.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1A 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Media, Marketing, Advertising, Retail and e-commerce
Patty Ryan (Microsoft), CY Yam (Microsoft), Elena Terenzi (Microsoft)
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Large online fashion retailers must efficiently maintain catalogues of millions of items. Due to human error, it's not unusual that some items have duplicate entries. Since manually trawling such a large catalogue is next to impossible, how can you find these entries? Patty Ryan, CY Yam, and Elena Terenzi explain how they applied deep learning for image segmentation and background removal. Read more.