At the Machine Learning Meetup in NYC, Dan Melamed gave a machine learning talk titled: “How To Learn From What Your Users Might Not See”. This talk will focus on contextual bandits and their applications.
In this tutorial, Dan will show how to learn from such data in a principled, efficient, and unbiased manner. The techniques that he will describe were largely responsible for a click-thru rate gain of over 25% on MSN.com. Watch Video