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8-9 Oct 2018: Training
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London, UK
Paul Shannon

Paul Shannon
Head of Technology, eLife Sciences Publications Ltd


Paul Shannon is head of technology at eLife, a unique collaboration between the funders and practitioners of research to improve the way it is selected, presented, and shared. He’s responsible for the technology strategy at eLife, ensuring the team is committed to openness in the products it produces to encourage broad change across the research communication landscape. Previously, he was vice president of technology at innovative digital music platform 7digital, where he grew the team and scaled the API platform to support the vastly changing music technology industry. Paul is also a regular speaker at international conferences.


16:50–17:30 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Implementing AI
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Secondary topics:  Computer Vision, Media, Marketing, Advertising, Text, Language, and Speech
Daniel Ecer (eLife Sciences Publications Ltd), Paul Shannon (eLife Sciences Publications Ltd)
eLife’s mission is to accelerate discovery and encourage responsible behaviors in science. Daniel Ecer and Paul Shannon detail eLife’s journey in using NLP, computer vision, and similarity algorithms to find more diverse peer reviewers, apply semantics to archive content, automate the submission process, and find insights into the sentiment of scholarly content. Read more.