IBM Research - Ireland Internship Project: Machine learning models for the humanitarian sector - overview

Abstract: 65 million people are globally displaced, the highest ever in human history. Humanitarian aid budgets are also the largest they have been, yet only ~20% of aid recipients feel their needs have been met. The intern will contribute to the ongoing effort in humanitarian needs assessment by building models that leverage data sources from humanitarian agencies to estimate different types of relief needed during crisis.

Skills: Data mining, machine learning