A random search at NeurIPS 2019

Pablo de Jesús Campos Viana

D&A was there

Last December we had the opportunity to attend the 33rd edition of NeurIPS, one of the most prestigious machine learning conferences in the world. The conference was held in Vancouver, Canada from December 8-14, and was organized with tutorials, workshops, demos, presentations and poster sessions. In this article we summarize some relevant aspects of the event. Some numbers With approximately …

What we saw in Graph Analytics in 2019

Rafael Hernández, Jose Antonio Rodriguez Serrano, Santiago Basaldúa, David Muelas and Daniel Sánchez

D&A Recap

As we announced in this post, the Graph Analytics Team at the AI Factory delivers graph data assets and creates an internal software library to facilitate the use of graph algorithms at BBVA. This article aims to summarize what we saw and the progress made in Graph Analytics during 2019. It can be considered as a collection of resources and …

Text categorization and tag suggestion in a single model

Pau Batlle

Data Processing

In this post, I would like to explain the topic of my work during the 2018 Internship, continuing the research I did in 2017 and explained in another post. The problem we try to solve is the joint classification and tag prediction for short texts. Tag prediction and classification This machine learning problem arises in practical applications such as categorizing …

What we saw (and what we showed) at KDD 2019

Jose Antonio Rodriguez Serrano and Axel Brando

D&A was there

One of our first and most successful applications of machine learning to a retail financial tool included in the BBVA app is that which allows customers to know a forecast of recurring expenses and incomes for next month. Knowing what day you will receive the car insurance charge or a recurring transfer -and its amount- is key to manage your …