2018-11-14 Automated Machine Learning Model Retraining Using AWS SageMaker

A joint Chicago Chapter ACM / Loyola University Computer Science Department meeting

Automated Machine Learning Model Retraining Using AWS SageMaker

Speaker: Stuart Takiar Jenkins Ph.D.,  Head of Business and Portfolio Forecasting, Enova International

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

5:45 pm (Social Hour, light refreshments)

6:30 pm Presentation

Loyola University Water Tower Campus(Chicago/Michigan Area) 

Corboy Law Center, Room 211  Campus map

25 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611


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Admission: Free, General Admission, open to the public

Predictive models degrade over time for many reasons including variation in customers' preferences, competitors' behaviors, product changes and macroeconomic conditions. One way to mitigate model degradation is retraining at weekly and monthly frequencies.

Stuart will describe how Enova International uses AWS SageMaker to automatically retrain machine learning models within an inexpensive, flexible and efficient framework.

Stuart Takiar Jenkins earned his undergraduate degree at Stanford University, Ph.D. at Northwestern University and is currently an adjunct at Northwestern University. At Enova International, he manages two teams: one that builds machine learning models and a second that maintains infrastructure for automatically retraining machine learning models using AWS SageMaker.

While there will be light refreshments available, feel free to "brown bag" it and bring in food from the outside to eat during the social hour.


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