Tag: Model Development

Item Response Theory in R for Survey Analysis

In this guest blog post, Derrick Higgins, of American Family Insurance, covers item response theory (IRT) and how data scientists can apply it within a project. As...

Themes and Conferences per Pacoid, Episode 1

Introduction: New Monthly Series! Welcome to a new monthly series! I’ll summarize highlights from recent industry conferences, new open source projects, interesting research, great examples, amazing...

Make Machine Learning Interpretability More Rigorous

This Domino Data Science Field Note covers a proposed definition of machine learning interpretability, why interpretability matters, and the arguments for considering a rigorous evaluation of...

Feature Engineering: A Framework and Techniques 

This Domino Field Note provides highlights and excerpted slides from Amanda Casari’s “Feature Engineering for Machine Learning” talk at QCon Sao Paulo. Casari is the Principal...

Classify all the Things (with Multiple Labels)

Derrick Higgins of American Family Insurance presented a talk, “Classify all the Things (with multiple labels): The most common type of modeling task no one talks about”...

Model Management and the Era of the Model-Driven Business

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a new community of data science leaders emerge. Regardless of their industry, we have heard three themes emerge over...

Put Models at the Core of Business Processes

At Rev, Nick Elprin, Domino's CEO, continued to provide insights on managing data science based upon years of candid discussions with customers. He also delved into...

Model Evaluation

This Domino Data Science Field Note provides some highlights of Alice Zheng’s report, "Evaluating Machine Learning Models", including evaluation metrics for supervised learning models and offline...

Data Science Models Build on Each Other

Alex Leeds, presented “Building Up Local Models of Customers” at a Domino Data Science Popup. Leeds discussed how the Squarespace data science team built models to...

On Ingesting Kate Crawford’s “The Trouble with Bias”

Kate Crawford discussed bias at a recent SF-based City Arts and Lectures talk and a recording of the discussion will be broadcast, May 6th, on KQED and...

The Machine Learning Reproducibility Crisis

Pete Warden is the Technical Lead on the TensorFlow Mobile Embedded Team at Google doing Deep Learning. He is formerly the CTO of Jetpac, which was...

Managing Data Science as a Capability

Nick Elprin, CEO at Domino, presented a 3-hour training workshop, “Managing Data Science in the Enterprise”, that provided practical insights and interactive breakouts. The learnings, anecdotes,...

0.05 is an Arbitrary Cut Off: “Turning Fails into Wins”

Grace Tang, Data Scientist at Uber, presented insights, common pitfalls, and “best practices to ensure all experiments are useful” in her Strata Singapore session, “Turning Fails...