Tag: data science
Uber Chief Scientist Zoubin Ghahramani explains how artificial intelligence went from academia to real-world applications, and how Uber uses it to make transportation better.
Suzette Puente, Uber Data Science Manager, shares how she applies her graduate work in statistics to forecast traffic patterns and generate better routes.
Data science helps Uber determine which tables in a database should be off-boarded to another source to maximize the efficiency of our data warehouse.
Dawn Woodard, Director of Data Science, considers travel time prediction one of Uber's most interesting mapping problems.
Uber Director of Data Science Franziska Bell discusses how we created data science platforms at Uber, letting employees of all technical skills perform forecasts and analyze data.
Uber Labs leverages causal inference, a statistical method for better understanding the cause of experiment results, to improve our products and operations analysis.
A key challenge faced by self-driving vehicles comes during interactions with pedestrians. In our development of self-driving vehicles, the Data Engineering and Data Science teams at Uber ATG (Advanced Technologies Group) contribute to the data processing and analysis that help make these interactions safe.
How engineers and data scientists at Uber came together to come up with a means of partially replicating Vertica clusters to better scale our data volume.
We spoke to Data Science Director Fran Bell about machine learning at Uber and what she finds most challenging—and rewarding—about her work.
The Uber Science Symposium featured talks from members of the broader scientific community about the the latest innovations in RL, NLP, and other fields.
In this article, Uber’s Marianne Borzic Ducournau discusses why financial planning at Uber presents unique and challenging opportunities for data scientists.
Quantile treatment effects (QTEs) enable our data scientists to capture the inherent heterogeneity in treatment effects when riders and drivers interact within the Uber marketplace.
Uber Engineering created Omphalos, our new backtesting framework, to enable efficient and reliable comparison of forecasting models across languages.
Gleaning Insights from Uber’s Partner Activity Matrix with Genomic Biclustering and Machine Learning
Uber Engineering's partner activity matrix leverages biclustering and machine learning to better understand the diversity of user experiences on our driver app.
Uber Engineering's data science workbench (DSW) is an all-in-one toolbox that leverages aggregate data for interactive analytics and machine learning.
Composed of a staged rollout and intelligent analytics tool, Uber Engineering's experimentation platform is capable of stably deploying new features at scale across our apps. In this article, we discuss the challenges and opportunities we faced when building this product.