10 Pitfalls in Data Science
Szilárd Pafka, PhD
Chief Scientist, Epoch

LA Machine Learning Meetup
Data Science Track
Feb 2...
About me
Data Science
(Some) Pitfalls
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DS = IT project

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DS isolated from business

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Restricted access to data

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Not enough EDA/cleaning...
Contact
[email removed from slideshare]
www.linkedin.com/in/szilard
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10 Pitfalls in Data Science - Data Science Meetup Kick-Off - Feb 2014

  1. 1. 10 Pitfalls in Data Science Szilárd Pafka, PhD Chief Scientist, Epoch LA Machine Learning Meetup Data Science Track Feb 2014
  2. 2. About me
  3. 3. Data Science
  4. 4. (Some) Pitfalls ● DS = IT project ● DS isolated from business ● Restricted access to data ● Not enough EDA/cleaning ● Data leakage ● Overfitting ● Optimizing wrong metric ● Skip model validation ● Too complex to deploy ● Poor communication
  5. 5. Contact [email removed from slideshare] www.linkedin.com/in/szilard

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