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PUT AI TO WORK
June 18-21, 2019
Beijing, CN

A Humane AI Solution to Improve Debt Collection

此演讲使用中文 (This will be presented in Chinese)

Ying Liu (Abakus 鲸算科技(Wecash闪银))
13:1013:50 Thursday, June 20, 2019
实施人工智能 (Implementing AI)
Location: 多功能厅5A+B(Function Room 5A+B)

必要预备知识 (Prerequisite Knowledge)

基本的机器学习知识如AUC,xgboost model 互联网风控领域的简单概念

您将学到什么 (What you'll learn)

如何用模型做出针对客户痛点的真正人性化的解决方案; 如何平衡机器标准和人为标准; AI在智能催收领域的应用; AI实验设计的讨论;

描述 (Description)

In online lending business, live agents on the frontline represent the heartbeat of collections organizations. The productivity of the people who connect with consumers on a daily basis has a direct correlation with revenue.

Thus, operation management with a set of strategies are deployed to increase efficiency and performance. This could include anything from improving agent training, to creating a strong culture to increase agent retention.

In this presentation, Ying Liu will focus specifically on the pain points of the AI product. A tool engine by a refined model with an AUC of 0.83 is provided by data scientists,but the assistants in the collections team were always complaining when they found that their experience didn’t match with the AI standards. A few improvements has been iterated on the AI tool to truly popularize the product, including the combination of human and AI standards, thoughtful design of auto caller and content recommendation. It has been proved in our experiment that the performance is highly improved.

More importantly, what the speaker tries to emphasize is that the performance of the model itself is not everything, and data scientists are supposed to catch the pain points of users in the front line. We need to make a real difference with AI and we have the responsibility to create an AI friendly environment for people.

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Ying Liu

Abakus 鲸算科技(Wecash闪银)

刘影,现任鲸算科技高级风控经理,集团科技教育品牌鲸小小联合创始人。武汉大学学士,加拿大纽芬兰纪念大学硕士,电子工程专业,海外读研期间当过研究员,曾在雷达信号处理领域发表过两篇SCI,参加过三次国际学术会议。2014年底毕业后在青岛墨尔文中学担任一年全英文数学老师,教L5-U6的中学生IGCSE/ALEVEL数学课,并组织了青少年编程俱乐部。2016年加入鲸算科技(原闪银Wecash),任职数据科学家一年,从事互联网金融信用评估特征工程搭建和线上模型研发。2017年至今,转岗为风控高级经理,致力于公司的数据管理工作,深度挖掘数据商业价值,与资方、财务、产品运营、催收、人事管理等团队紧密合作,设计AB实验,帮助大家为公司降本增效,希望把数据科学技术落地为更大更广的商业价值。

像所有其他从事数据科学的同行一样,渴望看见AI技术在更多领域落地,产生影响力。也想鼓励更多女性同行加入到这项激动人心的事业中来。在设计AI产品时,像”Design of Everyday Things”书中讲到的,在追求理性效率同时,倡导更多人文关怀,人性化地去解决问题,共同提高AI落地的方法论,造福人类未来生活。

Ying (Claire) Liu, a Senior Risk Management Manager at Abakus and co-founder of Abakus Kids (a new edTech brand). She received her B.Eng. in radio physics (radio wave propagation and antenna) at Wuhan University in 2007. She also completed a M.Eng. in electrical and computer engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada in 2014.

*As a research student, she published 2 SCI papers and attended several international conferences in radar signal processing in 2012-2014.
*Back in China, she taught L5-U6 kids IGCSE/ALEVEL Math class and held a web development club at Malvern College Qingdao in 2015
*From 2016 to 2017, she worked as a data scientist in Abakus Group (Wecash China), from feature engineering to model deploy, witnessing AI technology accelerate online lending in China.
*So far, she assumed herself both a data officer and product manager, dived into the architecture of our data management platform, shared the knowledge of data in our company and spared no effort to help people do better on creating business value, collaborating closely with product, operation, finance and collection teams with data.
*Her second career is as a cofounder of education technology at Abakus Kids which is a startup founded in 2018.

PS, her LinkedIn profile is as follows:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-ying-liu-28948086/

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