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22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Conversation AI: From theory to the great promise

Yishay Carmiel (IntelligentWire)
11:1511:55 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Data science and advanced analytics
Location: Capital Suite 8/9
Secondary topics:  AI, Deep learning, Ecommerce
Level: Beginner
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What you'll learn

  • Gain exposure to state-of-the-art algorithms, deep learning models, and current research topics
  • Understand the challenges for the near future
  • Explore examples of interesting problems and results


For years, people have been talking about the great promise of conversation AI. Recently, deep learning has taken us a few steps further toward achieving tangible goals, making a big impact on technologies like speech recognition and natural language processing. Yishay Carmiel offers an overview of conversation AI, major technological goals, and use cases and explores some recent breakthroughs, outlining the impact deep learning has made in the field and challenges for the future.

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Yishay Carmiel


Yishay Carmiel is the founder of IntelligentWire, a company that develops and implements industry-leading deep learning and AI technologies for automatic speech recognition (ASR), natural language processing (NLP), and advanced voice data extraction, and is the head of Spoken Labs, the strategic artificial intelligence and machine learning research arm of Spoken Communications. Yishay and his teams are currently working on bleeding-edge innovations that make the real-time customer experience a reality—at scale. Yishay has nearly 20 years’ experience as an algorithm scientist and technology leader building large-scale machine learning algorithms and serving as a deep learning expert.