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8-9 Oct 2018: Training
9-11 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Schedule: Media, Marketing, Advertising sessions

11:55–12:35 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Interacting with AI
Location: King's Suite - Sandringham
Danny Lange (Unity Technologies)
Danny Lange discusses the role of intelligence in biological evolution and learning and demonstrates why a game engine is the perfect virtual biodome for AI’s evolution. You'll discover how the scale and speed of simulations is changing the game of AI while learning about new developments in reinforcement learning. Read more.
16:00–16:40 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Implementing AI, Models and Methods
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Rahul Dodhia (Microsoft)
Artificial intelligence is mature enough to make substantial contributions to the legal industry. Rahul Dodhia offers an overview of an AI assistant that can perform routine tasks such as contract review and checking compliance with regulations at higher accuracy rates than legal professionals. Read more.
16:50–17:30 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Implementing AI
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
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.
9:40–9:55 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Location: King's Suite
Supasorn Suwajanakorn (VISTEC (Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology))
Supasorn Suwajanakorn discusses the possibilities and the dark side of building artificial people. Read more.
11:05–11:45 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Models and Methods
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3-6
Ryan Micallef (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
Multitask learning is an approach to problem solving that allows supervised algorithms to master more than one objective in parallel. Ryan Micallef shares a multitask neural net in PyTorch trained to classify news from several publications, which highlights distinct language use per publication enabled by the analysis of task-specific and agnostic representations part of multitask networks. Read more.
13:45–14:25 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Models and Methods
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Guy Feigenblat (IBM Research AI)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Automatic summarization is the computational process of shortening one or more text documents in order to identify their key points. Guy Feigenblat surveys recent advances in unsupervised automated summarization technologies and discusses recent research publications and datasets. Guy concludes with an overview of a novel summarization technology developed by IBM. Read more.
14:35–15:15 Thursday, 11 October 2018
AI Business Summit
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Bessie Lee (Withinlink), Ching Law (Tencent)
Advertising in China is on the frontline of AI adoption and innovation. Join Bessie Lee and Ching Law for a conversation on how AI is changing advertising. You'll hear how China's white-hot AI advertising applications can serve as roadmaps and spark ideas in other industries and how companies like Tencent are improving performance by leveraging AI technology. Read more.
14:35–15:15 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Models and Methods
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Amy Heineike (Primer)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
When building natural language processing (NLP)-based applications, you quickly learn that no single NLP algorithm can handle the wide range of tasks required to turn text into value. Amy Heineike explains how she orchestrates natural language processing, understanding, and generation algorithms to build text-based AI applications for Fortune 500 companies. Read more.