Benjamin B.

Assistant Organizer

Location:

Washington, DC

Member since:

January 23, 2013

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Please tell us about yourself (brevity is a virtue).

Benjamin Bengfort is a data scientist with a passion for massive machine learning involving gigantic training data sets. A founding partner and CTO at Unbound Concepts, he lead the development of Meridian, the company's textual complexity ranking algorithm designed to parse and determine the reading level of educational content for K-6 readers. With a professional background in military and intelligence and an academic background in economics and computer science, he brings a unique set of skills and insights to his work, and is currently pursuing a PhD in computer science at UMBC.

Why do you want to join?

Because I believe that with enough data, you can solve any problem!

What type of data do you work with?

Crowd sourced level data and a corpora of children's literature.

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Introduction

I'm a full stack data scientist with a passion for massive machine learning involving gigantic training data sets, and am currently living in Bloomingdale in D.C.


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