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Santhosh Shanmugam

Santhosh Shanmugam works as a senior data scientist on Uber's Marketplace team.

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Monitoring Data Quality at Scale with Statistical Modeling

Good business decisions cannot be made with bad data. At Uber, we use aggregated and anonymized data to guide decision-making, ranging from financial planning to letting drivers know the best location for ride requests at a given time. 

But how

Engineering Extreme Event Forecasting at Uber with Recurrent Neural Networks

At Uber, event forecasting enables us to future-proof our services based on anticipated user demand. The goal is to accurately predict where, when, and how many ride requests Uber will receive at any given time.

Extreme events—peak travel times such