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The Fifth Elephant 2023 Monsoon

On AI, industrial applications of ML, and MLOps

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Accepting submissions till 04 Jul 2023, 12:30 PM

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The Fifth Elephant 2023 Monsoon Edition event recap is now up here . The event was attended by 192 participants, of which one-fourth were women. The Fifth Elephant videos are available to watch here

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Editors

The 2023 Monsoon edition is curated by:

  1. Nischal HP, Vice President of Data Engineering and Data Science at Scoutbee. Nischal curated the MLOps conference which was held online between 23 and 27 July 2021.
  2. Sumod Mohan, Founder and CEO at AutoInfer. Sumod curated Anthill Inside 2019 edition, held in Bangalore on 23 November.

Tracks and themes

  1. AI and Research - covers research, findings, and solutions for challenges on building models in various areas such as fraud detection, forecasting, and analytics. This track delves into the latest methodologies for handling challenges such as large-scale data processing, distributed computing, and optimizing model performance.
  2. Industrial applications of ML - covers implementation of AI in the industry, with more focus on the AI models, the issues in training, gathering data so, and so forth. ML is being used at scale in industries such as automotive, mechanical, manufacturing, agriculture, and such domains. This track focuses on the challenges in this space, as we see innovation coming out of these industries in the pursuit of using ML on a second-to-second basis.
  3. AI and Product - covers strategies for building AI products to scale and mitigating challenges. This track provides insights on incorporating AI tools and forecasting techniques to improve model training, developing a working model architecture, and using data in the business context.

There are three phases in the lifecycle of an application - research, application and aftermath of the application.

  1. Assess capabilities, determining the new frontiers for AI.
  2. Find a use for the application.
  3. Learn how to run it, monitor it and update it with time.

The three tracks at the 2023 Monsoon edition of The Fifth Elephant will cover this lifecycle.

Members-only conference

The Fifth Elephant 2023 Monsoon edition will be held in-person. Attendance is open to The Fifth Elephant members only. Pick a membership to attend the in-person conference. If you have questions about participation, post a comment here.

Who will benefit from participating in The Fifth Elephant community:

  1. Data/MLOps engineers who want to learn about state-of-the-art tools and techniques, especially from domains such as automobile, agri-tech and mechanical industries.
  2. Data scientists who want a deeper understanding of model deployment/governance.
  3. Architects who are building ML workflows that scale.
  4. Tech founders who are building products that require AI or ML.
  5. Product managers, who want to learn about the process of building AI/ML products.
  6. Directors, VPs and senior tech leadership who are building AI/ML teams.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship slots are open for:

  1. Infrastructure (GPU, CPU and cloud providers) and developer productivity tool makers who want to evangelise their offering to developers and decision-makers.
  2. Companies seeking tech branding among AI and ML developers.
  3. Venture Capital (VC) firms and investors who want to scan the landscape of innovations and innovators in AI and who want to source leads for investment in the AI and ML space.

Contact information

Join the @fifthel Telegram group or follow @fifthel on Twitter. For any inquiries, call Hasgeek at +91 7676 33 2020.

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Sandeep Joshi

@sand777

Unraveling the Identity Puzzle: Disambiguating Users across Social Media and Email Platforms

Submitted Jun 15, 2023

<H2> Link to presentation : </H2>
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18OpwCY9uTD2v6heJjqxCqioHLGCBR7P2T71XKVKpqmQ/edit?usp=sharing

Needl is an AI-assisted information hub that unifies data from diverse sources into one centralized platform, which then allows for a variety of AI-assisted downstream workflows and collaboration across teams. Needl allows you to ingest, organize and search your communications across multiple platforms like gmail, outlook, telegram, etc. Needl users come from all domains - they can be financial analysts, legal experts or just general users.

In this talk, we will discuss the problem to figuring out if a Needl user is communicating with the same person across different social media or email platforms. This is a difficult problem because a user can create multiple handles/accounts with radically different names on various platforms. We developed a solution which looks at account details, the frequency of correspondence as well as the clusters of communication. The solution protects the privacy of Needl users while incorporating user feedback into the disambiguation process.

The system has been operational for about 2 years. For some users, we obtained an F1-score of 0.78 on their medium and high priority contacts. In other cases, we found that the solution had to be improved if multiple contacts of a Needl user had the same name (e.g. Anil) or if the name assigned by the Needl user to a given contact was different from their handle (e.g. email address). We will present more details during the talk.

This is a joint talk by Sandeep Joshi and Vikram Srinivasan.

Sandeep Joshi currently does Engineering at Kognitos.com. This talk describes work done while working at Needl.

Vikram Srinivasan is the CEO and co-founder of Needl.ai (https://www.needl.ai/). He is also an adjunct professor at IISc Bangalore, where he teaches community detection algorithms among other things.

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Accepting submissions till 04 Jul 2023, 12:30 PM

Bangalore International Centre (BIC), Bengaluru

Hosted by

The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more

Supported by

India’s Top Advanced Cloud GPU Provider. H100, A100, L4, A40,& A30 Sign up here: https://bit.ly/vc_desk more