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

Ankit Jain
Data Scientist II, Uber

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Ankit currently works as a Data Scientist at Uber where his primary focus is on forecasting using Deep Learning methods and self driving car’s business problems.Prior to that, he has worked in a variety of data science roles at Runnr, Facebook, BofA and Clearslide. Ankit holds a Masters from UC Berkeley and BS from IIT Bombay (India).

Sessions

2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1A 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Recommendation Systems, Temporal data and time-series analytics, Transportation and Logistics
Ankit Jain (Uber)
Personalization is a common theme in social networks and e-commerce businesses. However, personalization at Uber will involve understanding of how each driver/rider is expected to behave on the platform. In this talk, we will focus on how Deep Learning (LSTM's) and Uber's huge database can be used to understand/predict future behavior of each and every user on the platform. Read more.