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Tuesday, October 9 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Causation: The Missing Piece in Big Data FILLING

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Causation is a hot topic in data science right now as people realize the limits of Big Data. We’ve all heard “correlation is not causation,” yet many companies only measure correlations that deliver little value. Causal inference tools can transform simple correlations into business insights that drive change. Unlike machine learning, which aims to predict the future, causal inference tools are designed to improve the future. A clever startup that understands causation can improve its products and services in ways that separate you from Big Data competitors. This session will introduce you to causal inference and “causal discovery” methods that link machine learning with causation and provide real-world examples of how they can deliver value to you and your clients.

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Dan Taber

Product Scientist, Indeed
For 15 years, Dan has worked as a data scientist at the intersection of health, technology, and policy. He combines causal inference with machine learning to transform data into large-scale change, guiding city leaders and technology companies alike. By working with stakeholders in... Read More →


Tuesday October 9, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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