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Data Stories: Machine Learning Use Cases

An in-depth use case about how machine learning drives sophisticated recommendation engines and recent research on avoiding discrimination in learning algorithms.

Data in the Service of Style

Stitck Fix Algorithm 

Scroll slowly through this algorithms tour and get a peek at all the different ways data science is used at online fashion retailer Stitch Fix. Recommendation systems, natural language processing, and matchmaking algorithms are among the technologies that work together to power this data-driven company.


Calculating Defaults and Avoiding Discrimination

Machine Learning and Bias 

This research explores how you might optimize a scoring system -- in this example, for granting a loan -- such that you eliminate discrimination. The webpage includes interactive graphics and a link to the full paper.


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