Graduate Research Assistant in the information retrieval lab.
Worked on improving the software and tools used to automate the deployment and management of the datacentre infrastructure of Demonware (a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc focused on providing the online/multiplayer platform for games like Call of Duty, Diablo III, and Destiny). Wrote error tracking program to identify new errors introduced in the release and to ensure previously resolved errors haven’t been reintroduced.
Built a new type of Recommender System that utilizes implicit feedback for improving the accuracy of its rating predictions. Used Amazon data of over 1 million items for testing the result. Published a first-author, peer-reviewed paper in an international conference.