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About Me
Evangelia Christakopoulou
Research Assistant in Data mining and Machine Learning
Computer Science Ph.D. candidate
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

My research interests lie in the intersection of fields of Data Mining and Machine Learning and their application to real world problems. Nowadays, I am focusing on the exciting area of Recommender Systems, specifically on ways to improve the quality of top-N recommendation.

My advisor is Prof. George Karypis
  • Ph.D. Computer Science (ongoing)
    University of Minnesota
  • MS in Computer Science
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, December 2013
  • Engineering Diploma in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
    University of Patras, Greece July 2011
Internship Experience
  • Software Engineering Intern, LinkedIn @ Sunnyvale, Summer 2015
    SNA Enterprise Relevance Team
    Goal: Improvement of the Decision Maker Score in Sales Navigator.

  • Software Engineering Intern, Google @ Mountain View, Summer 2014 Data Science Team in AdSense/Display
    Goal: Improvement of the model predicting when a user mutes an ad.

Teaching Experience
  • Introduction to Data Mining CSCI 5523
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Fall 2016
  • Introduction to Operating Systems CSCI 4061
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Fall 2011, Spring 2012