September 08 to 10 2014, Santa Clara, USA.

Speakers

Speaker "Debora Donato" Details

Name :
debora donato
Company :
Title :
Principal Data Scientist
Topic :

Data Science Use Cases at StumbleUpon

Data Science Use Cases at StumbleUpon Data Science Use Cases at StumbleUpon
Data Science Use Cases at StumbleUpon
 
Data Science Use Cases at StumbleUpon
Abstract :

StumbleUpon is the largest personalized content discovery engine on the Web. StumbleUpon indexes over 170 million web pages for serendipitous retrieval for over 30 million registered users. The talk walks through StumbleUpon's rich data and some of recent R&D initiatives, highlighting challenges to be addressed to leverage big data through Machine Learning and Data Mining.

Profile :

Debora Donato is Sr. Director of Personalization and Principal Data Scientist at StumbleUpon. Before moving to StumbleUpon, Debora was Senior Scientist at Yahoo! Labs. Her research interests include User Behavior Analysis, Recommendation Systems, Web Information Retrieval, Link Analysis, Algorithms for the Characterization of the Web, Complex Networks and Social Networks. Debora obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in 2005 from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". She has published more than 50 scientific papers and she has been serving on the program committee of top tier conferences in the area of Data Mining and Information Retrieval.

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