Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Norris Heintzelman

Norris Heintzelman
Senior Research and Data Scientist, Lockheed Martin


Norris Heintzelman is a senior research and data scientist with 19 years’ real-world experience converting data into knowledge—that is, 19 years’ experience in many areas of natural language processing, knowledge systems, cleaning and normalizing messy data, and rigorous accuracy measurement. Norris has published several papers in the fields of health informatics and general knowledge management. She has worked for Lockheed Martin for a very long time, in multiple business areas, from public sector contracts to advanced R&D to internal business process support. An alumna of both Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, she lives in Wilmington, Delaware, with her husband, two daughters, and two cats. She likes to eat and talk about food.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Michael Johnson (Lockheed Martin), Norris Heintzelman (Lockheed Martin)
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How do you train a machine learning model with no training data? Michael Johnson and Norris Heintzelman share their journey implementing multiple solutions to bootstrapping training data in the NLP domain, covering topics including weak supervision, building an active learning framework, and annotation adjudication for named-entity recognition. Read more.