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Understanding the Kaggle Journey: Lessons from a first Kaggle Challenge

  • CIC Cambridge, Havana, 5th fl 1 Broadway Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

Trang Nguyen, Haotian Wu and San Wang recently completed the Avito Deal Probability Prediction Competition. They will be walking us through their Kaggle journey and providing tactics and "DOs and Don'ts" from their experience.

The Challenge was to predict demand for an online advertisement based on its full description, its context and historical demand for similar ads in similar contexts.

About the presenters:

Trang is currently an AI mentor and reviewer at Udacity. She has done a number of personal ML projects (e.g. trading algorithms, image captioning, facial recognition) (

Haotian is a product manager at a tech startup, Semiengine and also a Natural Language Processing Practioner and a deep learning enthusiasts. (

San is a product-thinking data scientist with a solid background in advanced mathematics, statistical and machine learning modeling.

If we have time we will also watch an AI show/short film towards the end.

**** Pictures will be taken during the events ****



Earlier Event: August 3
Wine Down
Later Event: August 6
Action Design Boston