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Building a recommendation system with Machine Learning

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Burnhamthorpe Library

1350 Burnhamthorpe Road East

Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V8

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This workshop will focus on the practical applications of machine learning in real-world recommendation systems (i.e. Netflix, Amazon). The workshop will go through the applications of recommendation systems and the statistics and machine learning behind them.

Breakdown of Schedule:

• Overview of recommendation systems in eCommerce

• Collaborative Filtering and Content-Based Filtering Models

• Deconstructing the math and statistics behind the Collaborative Filtering Model

• Using the Collaborative Filtering models to generate recommendations

Portfolio Project:

Students will develop a Collaborative Filtering system from scratch and use it to develop a recommendation system for 500 online products!

Testimonials from our past workshops:•

"This was an eye opening and informative session where I learned a lot in a short time about data science, and data science trends. Reuben is a very good teacher, knows his stuff, and is easy to talk to. The handouts and especially the environment setup assistance were very helpful. I am looking forward to the January session." - Ryan H.

"Loved the session, very informative" - Gursev Bajwa

" Very informative!" - Ruoyu Qian

About the instructor:

Reuben is the Data Scientist at the CARPROOF Product Lab, where he uses machine learning and statistics to transform the vehicle purchasing experience. Prior to joining CarProof, he worked as the Data Scientist at Real Matters (TSX. REAL) which was named as Canada’s most Innovative Company after going public in May of 2017. He hold a BSc. and a MSc. in Statistics, both from the University of Toronto.

In his spare time, he is working to develop the curriculum for a data science boot-camp (stealth) at a prominent Canadian university starting in the fall of 2018!

Connect with him on LinkedIn at (https://www.linkedin.com/in/reuben-p-87740372)

For more information or to learn about upcoming workshops please visit: http://www.thedatabace.com

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1350 Burnhamthorpe Road East

Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V8

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