We are happy to announce the 2nd meetup for Data Science Meetup Taiwan in Taipei. The event will be in Mandarin(English PPT). Chi-Yi, Robert and Shangpo will be back to Taipei and join us onsite. There's no recording or livestreaming for this talk.
6:40-7:00 Check in(Refreshments will be provided)
7:00-7:40 Robert Chang @ Airbnb
7:40-8:20 Shangpo Chou @ Yahoo
8:30-9:00 Panel + Chi-Yi
First Talk Abstract:
In this talk, I will describe a case study how Airbnb data scientists collaborate with product and engineering to launch Plus Potential, a user-facing data product that surface personalized revenue estimates for those who join Airbnb Plus. This is a great example that showcase how real-life data science project is conducted, using techniques such as causal inference, data engineering, and modeling.
Robert Chang is currently a data scientist at Airbnb, leading the machine learning efforts on Airbnb Plus (a sub-brand of Airbnb). Prior to Airbnb, Robert worked at Twitter for three years, focusing on Growth and experimentation. Robert majored in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley, and have a M.S. degree in Statistics from Stanford University.
2nd Talk Abstract:
This talk will cover high level concept and use cases of DS projects in Yahoo Search Analytics Team. It includes use cases as follows; experimentation, user cohort analysis and metrics definition.
Shangpo Chou has been working for Yahoo Search Analytics team as a Data Scientist/Data Engineer since he received a Master of Engineering degree from IEOR (Industrial Engineering and Operational Research) department at UC Berkeley. He received B.S and M.S from NTU CSIE Department under the supervision of professor Cheng-Fu Chou. He was also working with Professor Stacey Chen in Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica as a research assistant.
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