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Divyanshu Vats, Senior Data Science Engineer at Sailthru

Divyanshu Vats

Senior Data Science Engineer, Sailthru

Divyanshu is a Senior Data Science Engineer at Sailthru, where he’s responsible for building novel data-driven product to enable marketers to optimize customer lifetime revenue and engagement. At Sailthru, he has contributed towards the development of a predictive analytics platform and towards the development of a recommendation system to predict what items users will buy. Before coming to Sailthru, Divyanshu got his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University and did a postdoc at Rice University. He has published papers in leading Machine Learning conferences and journals including NIPS, AISTATS, and JMLR.

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Building a Recommendation Engine Using Diverse Features

Building a simple recommendation system is extremely easy using standard tools available through many open source packages. For example, Spark MLlib provides an implementation of state of the art matrix factorization algorithms that could be… Read more