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Can you give an example of when using the accuracy of a model would be a poor descriptor of that model?

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I gave an example of a predictive model that aims to identify terrorists at airports. If it just identified everybody as a terrorist it would technically be 100% accurate, but not very useful. And then a general discussion on false positives/negatives, accuracy vs precision etc etc.

Talk me through how a SVM works, and what the limitations of that technique are

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What my past research was and what I was interested in working on next. Most of the time I spent meeting with other smalls groups of interviews or else 1:1 with other researchers.

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Mostly questions about problems they face and how my experience would help to solve them.

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What types of cell are used to make what kind of therapeutic?

What are the most important characteristics for a leader to have?

Tell us all the possible way to detect unspecific staining

Why do you think pall does R&D?

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