Aric Whitewood, Founding Partner at WilmotML
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Aric Whitewood

Founding Partner

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Conference Day One: March 19 2019

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

4:20 PM Explainable AI for asset management

Combining fundamental knowledge and quantitative techniques into an explainable AI framework for investment decisions:
  • We use a fundamental macro framework to guide data selection and curation, in combination with AI
  • Combining fundamental and quant, how to balance the two

How we approach the prediction problem: 
  • Definition of market regimes
  • Accounting for investor behavior
  • This includes human and machine, as well as machine-only modes of operation

Interrogation versus explanation:
  • The former is used by our team, the latter to provide information to investors
  • What is the best way of surfacing explanations to investment professionals?
  • Investor mental models

Use of the system for:
  • Investing
  • Risk Management
  • Indicators
  • Dealing with new and uncertain regimes