Second-annual Scotiabank Data Science Discovery Days prepares students to work with AI

Monday, February 12, 2024

More than 150 students participated last week in the second annual Scotiabank Data Science Discovery Days.

The event, which took place both online and on campus from January 26 to February 2, invited Waterloo students to analyze large volumes of data in projects that would emulate the real work data scientists di every day. This year, the event focused on “Using AI to derive business insights from customer feedback.”

“I learned that it takes a lot of effort and data analysis to truly understand your customers’ specific needs and complaints about your app,” says Stephen Im, a Statistics major and member of the winning team, “Iris & Stephen.”  “It’s not always just about looking at the most liked comments or surface level key word frequencies.”

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Data Discovery Days group photo