Let’s work together on new Community Sift features that can lower your moderation costs, increase brand protection, and reduce user churn.

Break the Filter

Team Lead: Daniel Gonzalez
Description: Create larger dataset of subversion examples and discover new ways to break the Community Sift filter. NOTE: This team is unique in that participants will be going in and out of it.

Find Bad Usernames

Team Lead: David Wang
Description: Create classifier that can detect bad usernames.

Detect Subversion

Team Leads: Anne-Marie Therien-Daniel & Berry de Groot
Description: Create new normalization techniques that will make our subversion detection better.

Identify Languages

Team Leads: Sabine Ernst & Wasifa Chowdhury
Description: Improve our ability to detect languages in text.

Segment Users

Team Lead: Shaun McDonald
Description: Detect influencers and detractors and organically break users into unsupervised groups based on statistical features that can later be reviewed and given a name like (“these are influencers”, “these are troublemakers”). Determine which posts should be curated (promoted to the top) because they will result in good.

Detect Toxic Comments

Team Lead: Andre Schorlemmer
Description: Which features when added make the results better than the winner of the Kaggle contest.

Detect Images

Team Leads: Renming and PopJam (SuperAwesome)
Description: Build an artifical neural network model to better detect images for PopJam.

Schedule

Thursday
8:30 am Registration and hot buffet breakfast in Atrium at SFU Big Data Hub
9:30 am Welcome and project introductions in the Presentation Room
10:00 am Project time: Breakout into groups in classrooms
12:00 pm Lunch served in Atrium / project time continues
5:00 pm Finish for the day
Note: Option to continue working on campus (please see Ashley if you are interested)
Breakfast Menu Seasonal fresh cut fruit platter
Mini croissants, assorted mini muffins, assorted breakfast breads, scones
Butter and assorted jams
Hashbrowns, sausage, and quiche
Pitchers of orange, apple and/or cranberry juice
Freshly brewed fair trade coffee and tea
Lunch Menu Hand crafted deli sandwiches on ciabatta, focaccia, wraps, baguette, and pretzel buns
Meat and vegetarian options
Gathered baby greens with house dressing
Garden fresh vegetables and dip
Seasonal assorted desserts
Assorted soft drinks and juices
Friday
9:00 am Registration and hot buffet breakfast in Atrium at SFU Big Data Hub
9:30 am Project time
12:00 pm Lunch served in Atrium / project time continues
4:00 pm Presentations and closing remarks
Breakfast Menu Seasonal fresh cut fruit platter
Mini croissants, assorted mini muffins, assorted breakfast breads, scones
Butter and assorted jams
Roasted sweet potatoes, crispy bacon, and frittata
Pitchers of orange, apple and/or cranberry juice
Freshly brewed fair trade coffee and tea
Lunch Menu A selection of deli style wraps including meat and vegetarian options
Juice tetra pack
Piece of whole fruit
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