Interview with Twice Kaggle GrandMaster and Data Scientist at H2O.ai: Sudalai Rajkumar

Part 19 of The series where I interview my heroes.

Sanyam Bhutani
Feb 4, 2019 · 7 min read

Index and about the series“Interviews with ML Heroes

This is a special first in the interview series. Today I get to interview a great kaggler from my homeland (India).

  • Learn to look at the data and to do feature engineering.
  • Look at the forums/discussion channel for more ideas and better understanding.
  • Kaggle kernels are immensely helpful and so make use of the same whenever possible.
  • Iterate ideas quickly — fail fast and learn fast.
  • Only 1 out of 10 ideas work in general and so do not give up.
  • Use a reasonable system — use cloud if necessary.
  • Choose the right competition.
  • Put in your heart out.

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