Data Skeptic
Data Skeptic
Kyle Polich
The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
Water Demanding Forecasting
Georgia Papacharalampous, Researcher at the National Technical University of Athens, joins us today to talk about her work “Probabilistic water demand forecasting using quantile regression algorithms.”
Jan 5
26 min
Open Telemetry
John Watson, Principal Software Engineer at Splunk, joins us today to talk about Splunk and OpenTelemetry.  
Jan 3
36 min
Fashion Predictions
Yusan Lin, a Research Scientist at Visa Research, comes on today to talk about her work "Predicting Next-Season Designs on High Fashion Runway."
Dec 27, 2021
34 min
Time Series Mini Episodes
Time series topics on Data Skeptic predate our current season.  This holiday special collects three popular mini-episodes from the archive that discuss time series topics with a few new comments from Kyle.
Dec 25, 2021
36 min
Forecasting Motor Vehicle Collision
Dr. Darren Shannon, a Lecturer in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Limerick, joins us today to talk about his work "Extending the Heston Model to Forecast Motor Vehicle Collision Rates."
Dec 20, 2021
39 min
Deep Learning for Road Traffic Forecasting
Eric Manibardo, PhD Student at the University of the Basque Country in Spain, comes on today to share his work, "Deep Learning for Road Traffic Forecasting: Does it Make a Difference?"
Dec 13, 2021
31 min
Bike Share Demand Forecasting
Daniele Gammelli, PhD Student in Machine Learning at Technical University of Denmark and visiting PhD Student at Stanford University, joins us today to talk about his work "Predictive and Prescriptive Performance of Bike-Sharing Demand Forecasts for Inventory Management."
Dec 6, 2021
40 min
Forecasting in Supply Chain
Mahdi Abolghasemi, Lecturer at Monash University, joins us today to talk about his work "Demand forecasting in supply chain: The impact of demand volatility in the presence of promotion."  
Nov 29, 2021
36 min
Black Friday
The retail holiday “black Friday” occurs the day after Thanksgiving in the United States. It’s dubbed this because many retail companies spend the first 10 months of the year running at a loss (in the red) before finally earning as much as 80% of their revenue in the last two months of the year. This episode features four interviews with guests bringing unique data-driven perspectives on the topic of analyzing this seeming outlier in a time series dataset.
Nov 26, 2021
44 min
Aligning Time Series on Incomparable Spaces
Alex Terenin, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, joins us today to talk about his work "Aligning Time Series on Incomparable Spaces."
Nov 22, 2021
33 min
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