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PAPIs is the 1st series of international conferences dedicated to real-world ML applications, techniques and tools. After 7 previous events on 4 different continents, PAPIs is returning to Europe on 4-6 April 2018. Join us at the Canary Wharf Tower in London!

  • Training Workshops — 4 April, UCL School of Management (Level 38)
  • Industry and Startups — 5 April, Level 39
  • Industry and Research — 6 April, Level 39

More information about the conference at papis.io/europe-2018
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Thursday, April 5 • 11:00 - 11:30
Changing Tires While Driving: Upgrading Algorithms Live!

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Our industry is rapidly changing and we frequently need to upgrade our product to meet customer needs. This is non-trivial as our system runs 24x7 at huge scale, and uses unattended, automated machine learning to spend serious amounts of money every second.



In this presentation we describe a recent algorithm improvement to exploit a previously unanticipated situation. Although we will describe the algorithm, the presentation is focused on describing the pattern we have developed and perfected to safely upgrade our system and evaluate new algorithms while it is running.

Speakers
avatar for Beth Logan PhD

Beth Logan PhD

VP Optimization, dataxu
Beth is the VP of Optimization at DataXu, a leader in programmatic marketing. She has made contributions to a wide variety of fields, including speech recognition, music indexing and in-home activity monitoring. Beth holds a PhD in speech recognition from the University of Cambri... Read More →


Thursday April 5, 2018 11:00 - 11:30 BST
Level39 - Sandbox 1 Level39, One Canada Square, London