October 6th meetup: the videos

October 6th meetup: registrations are open

We will have a new RecsysFR meetup on October 6th at 19:00. It will take place in Criteo office: 32 rue Blanche, 75009 Paris.

The meetup is free, you only have to register on: http://www.meetup.com/fr-FR/RecSysFR/events/233735523/

After an introduction speech by Etienne Sanson, Senior R&D Engineering Manager at Criteo, we will have three talks:

–  Arthur Mensch, Inria Parietal. “Online Dictionary Learning for Massive Matrix factorization.”

– Flavian Vasile, Criteo. “Meta-Prod2Vec: Simple Product Embeddings with Side-Information.”

– Raphaëlle Lapôtre, BnF. “What kind of value can library metadata bring to the web ? Trust, links and love.”

The talks will be followed by a casual networking time over food and drinks.

June 22nd: the lineup

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This 3rd session will be hosted by Deezer.

It will start with an introduction by Benoit Mathieu, Lead Software Engineer at Deezer.

We will then have three talks:

• Jill-Jênn Vie, Mangaki. “Preference Elicitation in Mangaki: is your taste kinda weird?”

• Florian Strub, UnivLille, CRIStAL, Inria. “Using Neural Networks to predict user ratings”

Kernix. “Flexible Recommender System Based On Graph.”

The talks will be followed by a casual networking time over food and drinks.

The meetup is free. You just have to register here

June 22nd: Registrations are open.

The 3rd RecsysFR meetup session will take place on Wednesday, June 22nd at 19:30 in Deezer office: 12 rue d’Athènes, 75009, Paris.

The meetup is free, you only have to register on the meetup page

The speakers will be revealed soon.

Hope you will enjoy this last RecysFR meetup before the summer.

March 23rd Meetup: Videos are online

March 23rd Meetup: slides are available!

The slides from the talks of the second edition of the RecsysFR meetup are now available online.

Story of the algorithms behind Deezer Flow by Benoit Mathieu & Thomas Boubca, Deezer

Thanks again to the speakers, to our host: PriceMinister and to the audience. We had a great time and hope to see you at the next event.

March 23rd Meetup: Registrations are open

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The RecSysFR meetup will be back for a new session on March 23rd at 19:00 in PriceMinister-Rakuten office – 92 Rue Réaumur, 75002 Paris.

The meetup is free, you only have to register on: http://www.meetup.com/fr-FR/RecSysFR/events/229258451/

After an introduction by Patrick Herrmann, PriceMinister CTO – our host for this session, we will have four talks:

• Benoit Mathieu & Thomas Boubca, Deezer“A story of algorithms behind Deezer Flow”
• Emilie Kaufmann, CNRS & CRIStAL: “New tools from the bandit literature to improve A/B Testing”
• Régis Lhoste, Sailendra: “Tailor-made personalization and recommendation”
• Xavier Rampino, SensCritique: “Recommendations at SensCritique – Mixing social and machine learning.”

The talks will be followed by a casual networking time over food and drinks.

NB: only registered attendees will be allowed to participate to the meetup.