Artificial intelligence is the essential kernel of any chatbot, and AI has made breathtaking progress in the last few years. How to implement AI is an important strategic question for any bot creator: should you develop your own AI algorithms or make use of artificial intelligence as a service? How should you plan to include humans in the loop? To what degree do you need to specialize your AI models for the industry you’re working in?
Peter Skomoroch, an authority on data science and practical AI, offers a deep survey of the artificial intelligence landscape, covering recent developments, popular toolkits and services, and current thinking on strategies for AI.
—Jon Bruner, Program Chair
A data scientist and entrepreneur focused on building intelligent systems to collect information and enable better decisions, Peter Skomoroch is cofounder and CEO of Skipflag, a new startup based in San Francisco. Pete specializes in solving hard algorithmic problems, leading cross-functional teams, and developing engaging products powered by data and machine learning. Previously, he applied his skills to the consumer Internet space at LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, where he was an early member of the data science team. As principal data scientist, he led data science teams focused on reputation, inferred identity, and building data products. He was also the creator of LinkedIn Skills and LinkedIn Endorsements.
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