Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Rakesh Chada

Rakesh Chada
Data Scientist, x.ai


Rakesh Chada is a data scientist at x.ai building machine learning systems to understand human intents from emails. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Stony Brook University with focus on machine learning and natural language processing, where he worked on question-answering systems, Wikipedia graph mining, topic modeling, and the like under Steven Skiena.


4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor Level: Beginner
Rakesh Chada (x.ai)
Rakesh Chada introduces x.ai's Amy, an AI assistant that schedules meetings via email. Rakesh discusses Amy's architecture and the various challenges the team faced during its design and shares several machine learning approaches for intent classification. Rakesh concludes by exploring a novel method for error optimization in a conversational agent that exploits customer error tolerance. Read more.