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Sudeep Das

Sudeep Das is the Lead Data Scientist on the Content and Recommendations team at OpenTable, where his main focus is on mining reviews and restaurant data to extract actionable insights to enable a personalized dining experience. Before moving into the Data Science space, Sudeep was an Astrophysicist (Princeton PhD, UC Berkeley postdoc) researching the properties of the early universe. He is an avid traveler, a food and coffee enthusiast, blogger, and is always looking to learn new things!

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Navigating themes in restaurant reviews with Word Mover’s Distance

Using Word Mover's Distance to find similar reviews across our corpus — even without similar keywords

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Mining a treasure trove of textual data

Diner reviews are a powerful tool in making better recommendations

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OpenTable rebrand: a week in tweets

Using Python for sentiment analysis

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Valentine’s Day diners are getting more demanding

Are we slowly moving away from the abstract notions of a romantic, immersive dinner, to a more prescribed and structured experience?

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Finding key themes from free-text reviews

Finding strong signals in our 15mm+ reviews