Explaining the reliability of algorithms to humans

Jose Antonio Rodriguez Serrano

Data Processing

Machine learning systems have a problem: they are imperfect and can sometimes err. And we humans have a problem too: we are not yet used to working with imperfect results. In 2018, coinciding with the Football World Cup, a company ventured to forecast the probabilities of each team becoming champion -the original report is not available but you can still …

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 (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 …