Netflix: A confluence of metrics, algorithms, and experimentation | Caitlin Smallwood | WiDS 2015
About This Video
Whether it’s personalizing recommendations of movies and TV shows or optimizing the streaming of video bits to peoples’ households, Netflix relies heavily on data science techniques. We believe in continuous learning through predictive modeling & algorithms, experimentation, and principled metric design. This talk will highlight Netflix’s core data science strategies and uses, with particular focus on our successes and challenges in experimenting with personalization algorithms.