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Python Ireland April meetup

Jonathan Sedar will be giving a talk this month. Event is open to everyone, and it's free. We'll be having a few pints afterwards (8PM) at O'Neills Pub across the road on Pearse Street.

Speaker: Jonathan Sedar (@jonsedar)

Title: Text mining: Finding hidden information in CRM data

Description: A client in the energy sector wanted to create predictive behavioural models of business customers at the company level, but the CRM data was messy, often containing several sub-accounts for each business, without any grouping identifiers, and so aggregation was impossible. In this talk I describe a short project where we used text mining, a handful of unsupervised learning techniques, and pragmatic use of human skill under time & budgetary constraints, to identify the true company level structures in the CRM data.

Venue thanks to The Science GalleryThe Science Gallery is a world first. A new type of venue where today's white-hot scientific issues are thrashed out and you can have your say. A place where ideas meet and opinions collide. -- sciencegallery.com

We would also like to thank Intercom for sponsoring our meetup.com group.


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  • Vicky L.

    Thank you all that came along, and big thanks to Jonathan for giving the talk. And shout out to Science Gallery for hosting the event and Intercom for sponsoring our meetup.com.

    Here is the link to slides and iPython notebook: https://github.com/jonsedar/textmining

    Anyone interested in giving talks in our upcoming events, please drop us an email at [masked].

    Cheers,

    /// Vicky

    1 · April 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks Python Ireland for organising and to the audience for putting up with the projector issues and asking such good questions! I really enjoyed giving the talk.

      1 · April 10, 2014

  • Brian W.

    Bah, Can not go tonight.

    April 9, 2014

    • Mark D.

      Going to have to skip it tonight as well :(

      April 9, 2014

    • Maximilian G.

      Actually me too

      April 9, 2014

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