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Topic

AI and Causality

Abstract

While the industry has made many strides in the field of narrow AI, not enough effort has been focused on training machines to understand causality. This talk will explore some of the fundamentals of causal inference and how they can be applied to advance the state of current AI research.

Profile

Soma Bhattacharya is a data scientist with expertise in causal modeling techniques. She currently leads a team of talented data scientists working on AI focused initiatives for Expedia’s customer service organization. Prior to joining Expedia, she also worked at Amazon, the World Bank and health policy research and is author of numerous publications.