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Monday, August 17 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Ask Craig - Building Smarter Applications

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Long regarded as the most widely used online classifieds service in the world for jobs, real estate and goods for sale, Craigslist currently serves over 700 geographic regions in more than 70 countries. Given the inconsistency of posting behaviors and categorical tagging from job postings, H2O’s teams wanted to create an application that could contextually predict the right categories to improve listing classifications. Using Spark’s Word2Vec model, and training a Sparkling Water GBM model based on the vectors of over 20,000 job postings, H2O was able to predict 80% of the appropriate job categories.

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Hank Roark

Data Scientist and Hacker, H2O.ai
Hank is a Data Scientist & Hacker at H2O. Hank comes to H2O with a background turning data into products and system solutions and loves helping others find value in their data. He has a deep background in the the application domains of telematics, remote sensing, logistics, manufacturing, agriculture, and the Internet of Things. Before becoming passionate about machine intelligence, Hank managed international software teams and worked as IT... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Track B

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