ModelDB : tools for machine learning model management and prediction storage
Tools for machine learning model management and prediction storage
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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Building a machine learning model is often an iterative process. Data scientists train hundreds of models before finding a model that meets acceptable criteria. But tracking these models and remembering the insights obtained from them is an arduous task. In this thesis, we present two main systems for facilitating better tracking, analysis, and querying of scikit-learn machine learning models. First, we introduce our scikit-learn client for ModelDB, a novel end-to-end system for managing machine learning models. The client allows data scientists to easily track diverse scikit-learn workflows with minimal changes to their code. Then, we describe our extension to ModelDB, PredictionStore. While the ModelDB client enables users to track the different models they have run, PredictionStore creates a prediction matrix to tackle the remaining piece in the puzzle: facilitating better exploration and analysis of model performance. We implement a query API to assist in analyzing predictions and answering nuanced questions about models. We also implement a variety of algorithms to recommend particular models to ensemble utilizing the prediction matrix. We evaluate ModelDB and PredictionStore on different datasets and determine ModelDB successfully tracks scikit-learn models, and most complex model queries can be executed in a matter of seconds using our query API. In addition, the workflows demonstrate significant improvement in accuracy using the ensemble algorithms. The overall goal of this research is to provide a flexible framework for training scikit-learn models, storing their predictions/ models, and efficiently exploring and analyzing the results.
Thesis: M. Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2017.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-100).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.