The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University and Bloomberg LP are pleased to announce a workshop on "Machine Learning in Finance". The workshop will be held at Columbia University under the auspices of the Financial and Business Analytics Center, one of the constituent centers in the DSI, and the Center for Financial Engineering. More Information and Tickets Here.
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The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University and Bloomberg LP are pleased to announce a workshop on Machine Learning in Finance. This workshop will bring together preeminent speakers in the fields of machine learning and finance to offer insights for practitioners and academics. Topics will include the use of options data to detect insider trading and the use of Google search data to detect early warnings of financial crises.
Stefano Pacifico (2008 COMS)
Bloomberg Senior Research Scientist, Knowledge Engineering
The Knowledge Engineering team at Bloomberg develops intelligent technologies focused on language and knowledge. This presentation will focus on a specific task at the intersection of the two, called Named Entity Disambiguation and how it is used at Bloomberg. Other knowledge-based technologies in use at Bloomberg will also be discussed.
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Columbia's Data Science Institute, the Columbia Data Science Society, and Connections of New York present Data Science Employer Panel: Insights from the Other Side of the Table.
Dr. Zhang will speak on the advanced research arm of Bloomberg Labs, using NLP and Machine Learning to add value to the huge streams of real-time data being generated by the global financial markets. This talk concentrates on the tools that Labs develops for analyzing and making predictions from millions of news stories and social media messages each day.
Speaker: Prabhanja "Anju" Kambadur
Senior Software/Research Engineer, Bloomberg Labs
Participants will need to bring a laptop (Windows, Linux, or MacOS X) and some skills in Python, Math, or both.
Kevin Fleming, Member of the CTO Office of Bloomberg
Abstract: Kevin will provide a quick history of how the open source movement began, what it has meant for software development, and more importantly, what it has meant for other areas of knowledge gathering and development. He will also talk about how students can find ways to get involved in the global open source effort, and how such involvement can provide benefits when looking for employment in technology disciplines.