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.
The Yahoo Labs Personalization Sciences team explains how Yahoo Aviate suggests apps for users based on a host of factors.
New research presented at the WSDM 2015 conference explains the science of advertising effectiveness at Yahoo and the benefit for clients.
Dr. MacCallum will discuss research on an Epistemological Database which aids the performance of IE joint inference and will present recent work.
Yahoo Labs is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015).