Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan is a scientist at Yahoo! Labs Bangalore. His primary research interests lie in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, spanning areas such as reinforcement learning, agents and multiagent systems, humanoid robotics, multi-armed bandits, and on-line advertising. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin (2011), and his B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2004). He has extensively used robot soccer as a test domain for his research, and has actively contributed to initiatives such as RoboCup and the Reinforcement Learning competitions.
Research looking at 7.6 million public Flickr app photos reveals interesting findings on how photo filters affect online engagement.
Announcing the open source of our Extendible and Generic Anomaly Detection System, or EGADS, to detect anomalous activities automatically.
Yahoo Labs is proud to be a bronze sponsor of NAACL HLT 2015.
Dr. Rob Hyndman draws from statistical research to discuss the conditions needed for predictability and how to measure the uncertainty of predictions.