In line with Praxis’ constant endeavour to offer its students opportunities to engage with industry experts, a session was delivered by Mr Indranath Mukherjee, Head, Strategic Analytics, AXA XL, a division of AXA.
Mr Indranath Mukherjee is an analytics practitioner with more than 18 years of industry experience ranging from hands-on modeling to P&L management.
In the session, he said, “In the current competitive market scenario, using only linear models to solve predictive modeling problems will leave us behind.”
“The trend is moving towards using the machine learning and deep learning algorithms in analytics industry to solve predictive modeling problems because of their low bias, higher predictive power and dependencies on more features. The real challenge is to explain these black box algorithms. In this talk, I have discussed different ways of explaining machine learning model,” said Mr Indranath Mukherjee.
Mr Indranath Mukherjee is a published author and takes active interest in travel, music, film and sports. He is one of the co-founders of the blog GOAlden Times which got the Best Established Football Blog Award by Football Blogging Awards, UK in 2015.