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Innovating with Natural Language Processing

Weds 8th October, 2:00pm

Leading technology companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft have successfully commercialised technology that came out of Natural Language Processing, a field of computer science hinged on analysis of how people speak and write.

In this presentation Alyona Medelyan gives an overview of NLP, with a look at commercial and open-source NLP software, and an explanation of how this technology can solve a variety of business problems. Medelyan discusses how NLP can help make the right investment decisions, monitor the competitive market, and understand and predict customer behavior.


About Alyona Medelyan

Alyona Medelyan is the founder of Entopix, a NLP-centric IT consulting firm.

Medelyan earned her Master’s Degree at the University of Freiburg, and a PhD from the University of Waikato, with a focus on text mining and information extraction.

She held internships at Google New York and Exorbyte Germany. She lead the research and development of API-based products for Pingar.