The role of taxonomies in the semantic landscape
Featuring Helen Lippell
There is rightfully a lot of buzz in the tech world about knowledge graphs and what they offer to organisations with huge volumes of data. Does this mean that taxonomies are now obsolete? Not at all! Helen gives a brief introduction to taxonomies and goes on to show how they are integral to...data connected-data
Graphs for recommendation engines: Looking beyond social, retail, and media
Featuring Joe Depeau
In this meetup we have two great speakers - Joe Depeau of Neo4j & Helen Lippell who is an Independent Taxonomy Consultant & Chair of Taxonomy Bootcamp.neo4j data datascience connected-data graph-databases
Using Graph centrality analytics for sector rotations based on Starmine scores
Featuring Edin Zajmovic
Investment Research is a core function within Financial Services which has seen significant innovation & disruption with MIFID II reforms & other initiatives recently. In this talk Edin will present how Refinitiv's award winning StarMine research and Big Open Linked Data platforms...data knowledge-graph graph linked-data connected-data
Trading Alternative Assets using Connected Data
Featuring Chris LaCava and Graham Ganssle
Trading alternative assets is complicated business. In contrast to equities trading, there is a lengthy and multi-tiered compliance workflow to ensure clearance of trades. The iteration between "what-if" trade scenarios and compliance scoring is one of connected data, as a trader's...data graph knowledge-networks linked-data connected-data
Keynote: What can Deep Learning Reveal About Beautiful Places?
Featuring Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe
Governments around the world spend a great deal of money creating and preserving beautiful places, and you might seek out such locations when desiring rest and relaxation. But what are beautiful places composed of?urban-analytics wellbeing artificial-intelligence deep-learning machine-learning data-science infiniteconf
When Big data and Data Science Meet Credit Decisioning
Featuring Roberta Cretella
While financial companies use Data Science in their fraud detection models, they do not use it in their credit decisioning models which, instead, use classification and regression to assess the risk of lending to individuals.finance big-data decisioning-models data-science
Featuring Simon Belak
In this talk, you will look at how to efficiently (in both space and time) summarize large, potentially unbounded, streams of data by approximating the underlying distribution using so-called sketch algorithms. The main approach you are going to be looking at is summarization via histograms....analytics distributed-computing sketch-algorithms stream-processing statistics
Fuelling the AI Revolution with Gaming
Featuring Alison B. Lowndes
Artificial Intelligence is impacting all areas of society, from healthcare and transportation to smart cities and energy. AI won’t be an industry, it will be part of every industry. NVIDIA invests both in internal research and platform development to enable its diverse customer base, across...gpu bigdata deeplearning nasa-fdl ai artificial-intelligence neural-networks
Mostly Harmless' Machine Learning: Use Case from Healthcare from a Banking Hackathon
Featuring Violeta Misheva
Last year ABN AMRO bank organised a hackathon, Beyond Banking during which time the bank opened a number of its APIs. It was a very fun event!
Violeta participated with a team of her colleagues and they worked on a problem from the healthcare domain. They were given data from patients diagnosed...beyond-banking-days data-hackathon machine-learning machine-learning-in-healthcare
Building Applications for Scalability While Keeping Costs at Bay
Featuring Robert Kubis
Google Cloud Platform has a wide range of powerful products to offer, but many users don’t know which to pick to set them up for success while keeping the bill at check.cloud scalability reliability performance cost qps fullstack-application
Machine Learning and Human Intelligence: How AI and Big Data can Transform Education
Featuring Rose Luckin
Intelligence is at the heart of what makes you human, and you must blend the artificial with the human to build education that passes on the emotional, collaborative, sensory and self-effective aspects of human intelligence that define you.
Informing the Caterpillar While Being Mindful of the Crocodile
Featuring Samantha Ahern
Students' mental wellbeing is a growing area of concern for HEIs. You have seen large increases in students declaring a mental health condition upon admission to UK universities. Is this just the tip of the iceberg?mental-health ethics gdpr learning-analytics
Towards visual intelligence: Modern Machine Learning in Computer Vision Research
Featuring Viktoriia Sharmanska
In this talk, Dr Sharmanska will start with a fundamental question, what is and what is not visual data in machine versus human perspective.deep-learning automatic-systems machine-learning bigdata
TensorFlow.js : Bringing ML into the Browser?
Featuring Brian Sletten
Redis as a Multi Model Database for Faster Search, ML Model Serving, Graph Traversal and Much More!
Featuring Pieter Cailliau
Redis modules were introduced in v4.0. A Redis module allows you to define your own data types and commands against those data types, while taking advantage of all the goods Redis already had to offer.case-study vpc big-data ai infiniteconf
Deep Learning for Recommender Systems
Featuring Oliver Gindele
Recommender systems are widely used by e-commerce and services companies worldwide to provide the most relevant items to their users.
Over the past few years, deep learning has demonstrated breakthrough advances in image recognition and natural language processing. Meanwhile, new approaches have...infiniteconf tensorflow recommender-systems deep-learning