I am Rajesh Shreedhar Bhat, currently working as a Data Scientist at Walmart Labs, primarily focused on building reusable machine/deep learning solutions that can be used across various business domains at Walmart.
Research Intern (Jun. 2014 - Jul. 2016)
Part-time Intern (Mar. 2015 - Apr. 2015)
 Upcycle Your OCR: Reusing OCRs for Post-OCR Text Correction in Romanised Sanskrit, published in Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning(CONLL), Belgium. Authors: Amrit Krishna, Bodhisattwa Majumder, Rajesh Shreedhar Bhat, Pawan Goyal.
 Presence of an Ecosystem: a Catalyst in the Knowledge Building Process in Crowdsourced Annotation Environments, published in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining(ASONAM), Paris. Authors: Anamika Chhabra, Sudarshan Iyengar, Poonam Saini, Rajesh Shreedhar Bhat
[Jun. 2020] Speaker at “Spark AI Summit” organized by Databricks, North America chapter
Topic: Text Extraction from Product Images using DL techniques Github Link
[May. 2020] Part of “Data Science Leadership series” organized by Aegis School of Data Science
Topic: Detecting the presence of Covid-19 from Chest X-rays using Conv Nets
[Apr. 2020] Speaker at “Ordinateur” event organized by IEEE Computer Society, GCET Gujarat
Topic: Building career in Data Science
[Nov. 2019] Speaker at Kaggle Days Meetup(Senior Track) #3, Bengaluru
Topic: Attention Models in NLP & Vision
[Nov. 2019] Speaker at Data Hack Summit, India’s Largest Applied Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Conference organized by Analytics Vidhya.
Topic: Image Captioning with Attention models
[Oct. 2019] Speaker at Kaggle Days Meetup(Senior Track) #2, Bengaluru
Topic: Text extraction from Product Images
[Aug. 2019] Panelist at Kaggle Days Meetup(Senior Track) #1, Bengaluru
Topic: Kaggle Journey and Approaching Kaggle Competitions
[Jun. 2019] Conducted Deep Learning Workshop, part of faculty development program at IIIT Kancheepuram, Chennai.
[Mar. 2018] Conducted Deep Learning Workshop, @GE Healthcare, Bengaluru.
[US Patent, Walmart Ref.4909US01] - End to End Attribute Extraction from Product Images. Link
[US Patent, Walmart Ref.4210US01] - In-store targeted advertisement system.
[US Patent, Walmart Ref.5008US01] - Generating Customized Alerts with Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
[US Patent, Walmart Ref.5118US01] - System and Method For Automated Electronic Catalogue Management and Image Quality Assessment.
[US Patent, Walmart Ref.5258US01] - Systems and methods for detecting offensive text in images.
Resources to start your journey in Data Science published in Towards Data Science.
Reducing the Carbon Foot Prints of CNNs at the cost of interactions-Depthwise & Pointwise Convolution published in Towards Data Science. Authors: Rajesh Shreedhar Bhat, Souradip Chakraborty
Why not Mean Squared Error(MSE) as a loss function for Logistic Regression? published in Towards Data Science. Authors: Rajesh Shreedhar Bhat, Souradip Chakraborty
First silver medal on Kaggle published in Towards Data Science.