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Joohyun Kim

Sr. Data Scientist, MyFitnessPal, Under Armour–Connected Fitness

Joohyun Kim is senior data scientist at MyFitnessPal, Under Armour—Connected Fitness, currently working on various data science projects including food categorization and RecSys. Prior to MyFitnessPal, he worked on machine learning based fraud detection at eBay. He received his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. During his Ph.D, he specialized on semantic parsing/understanding and other related NLP problems. His most recent interests include how to build large-scale distributed systems and algorithms for machine learning and NLP.


iRIS: A Large-Scale Food and Recipe Recommendation System Using Spark

Recommendation systems have been very successful in helping companies to keep engaging their existing users as well as to attract new users. At MyFitnessPal, now part of Under Armour – Connected Fitness, our goal is…