Ben Hamner

Ben Hamner
Data Scientist, Kaggle

@benhamner

Ben Hamner is responsible for data analysis, machine learning, and competitions at Kaggle. He has worked with machine learning problems in a variety of different domains, including natural language processing, computer vision, web classification, and neuroscience. Prior to joining Kaggle, he applied machine learning to improve brain-computer interfaces as a Whitaker Fellow at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. He graduated with a BSE in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Math from Duke University.

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Data Science Ballroom AB
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
William Cukierski (Kaggle), Ben Hamner (Kaggle)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 12 ratings)
As more industries adopt data-driven policies, people untrained in the formal analysis of data are find themselves staring at a spreadsheet and asking what they did to deserve it. In this tutorial, two of Kaggle’s top data scientists will walk attendees through the basics of solving an analytics challenge, from defining the problem, to performing basic analysis, to visualizing the output. Read more.

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