#7 Chai Time Kaggle Talks with "Chaii - Hindi & Tamil QA" Competition Winner Darek Kłeczek

Hi All!
In our 7th Chai Time session we have a Kaggle Competition Master and the winner of “Chaii - Hindi & Tamil QA” Competition.

The Guest:
Darek Kłeczek is a Warsaw School Of Economics graduate and presently works on Intelligent Automation at Procter & Gamble.

Darek, an IT Director focused on transforming business processes with Lean and Intelligent Automation is passionate about machine learning & likes to solve practical problems with it. He loves spending the remaining time doing Kaggle, ML and Kung Fu.

In this Chai Time Kaggle Talk, Sanyam will be joined by Kaggle Competiton Master Darek Kleczek. We’re super stoked to learn about the Chaii competition winning solution. We’ll also learn about the QA models, data recipes and augmentation techniques used by him.
Darek won, yes WON, the competition by himself and we’ll be learning about his approach to bagging a solo gold

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What is your favourite Chai? :smiley:

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In your opinion, what’s one technique in ML or DL that is often underrated but is very useful?

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Being a parent and also being in a leadership job position, how do you stay consistent during a competition? What are the blockers or challenges you faced and how you overcame them?

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How did you know that external data was required? Was is cause of the low data that was provided?

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[Update] What’s the tokenization approach in training phase 1 and training phase 2 ?. Same for both (Already answered).

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Are there specific datasets (eg: low resourced) that you are targeting for the ablation studies?? Data recipes are fascinating & would greatly benefit .

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So finally an ensemble with 13 models, each divided into 3 subgroups and trained on different sets of data was used ?

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Really appreciate the responses and the talk. Great learning experience.

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My wife is a chai lover and I always follow her in this regard -Prince Vladimir by Kusmi Tea would be often her first choice :slight_smile: Thanks everyone for joining in, listening and asking questions!

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