Identifying hotel renovations using machine learning

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT There will be a data science meetup on Weds. 3/6 at 6:30 pm. It will be located at CoWork Oasis. Dr. Gustavo Arriaga will be giving a talk/demo about identifying hotel renovations using machine learning. Topics covered include: NLP techniques (phrase modeling, topic modeling, etc.) Classification methods (Random forests, neural networks, etc.) Refreshments … Continue reading Identifying hotel renovations using machine learning

Do online reviews *improve* quality? A companion blog for my newest research.

Imagine a world where there is no trust. You have traveled a long way, perhaps on the Silk Road, and encounter a vendor that sells drinking water. Everyone traveling along this road is headed to a far-off land from which they will not return. You know there are 2 sources water this vendor could have … Continue reading Do online reviews *improve* quality? A companion blog for my newest research.

EP Electric Hiring

El Paso Electric is currently recruiting for 3 distinct Accountant positions (please see linked job ads). Financial Systems – MBA/MAcc preferred Energy Accounting – BBA + 0-3 years of experience Accounting Services – BBA + 3 or more years of experience Apply online through their website at https://www.epelectric.com/careers Please let me know if you wish to list me … Continue reading EP Electric Hiring

A solution for United

***Update*** It looks like United has now implemented a bidding strategy for allocating seats over capacity: United got in hot waters today for “overbooking” a flight and then forcibly removing an elderly passenger from his seat. Almost any casual observer would say that they probably should have just offered a higher voucher amount. Why wouldn’t United … Continue reading A solution for United