Bernoulli Lecture - Veridical Data Science   24 June 2020

Part of the Semester : Functional Data Analysis

17:15 - 18:15
Room : BCH 2201


Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.

Veridical data science extracts reliable and reproducible information from data, with an enriched technical language to communicate and evaluate empirical evidence in the context of human decisions and domain knowledge. Building and expanding on principles of statistics, machine learning, and the sciences, we propose the predictability, computability, and stability (PCS) framework for veridical data science. Our framework is comprised of both a workflow and documentation and aims to provide responsible, reliable, reproducible, and transparent results across the entire data science life cycle. Moreover, we propose the PDR desiderata for interpretable machine learning as part of veridical data science (with PDR standing for predictive accuracy, predictive accuracy and relevancy to a human audience and a particular domain problem).

The PCS framework will be illustrated through the development of iterative random forests (iRF) for extracting preditable and stable non-linear interactions in genomics studies. Finally, a general DNN interpretaion method based on contexual decomposition (CD) will be discussed with applications to sentiment analysis and cosmological parameter estimation.

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Bin Yu University of California, Berkeley 24/06/2020 - 24/06/2020
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