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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

On the limits of decision making with artificial intelligence

Martin Goodson (Evolution AI)
12:0512:45 Thursday, 24 May 2018
Data-driven business management, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Average rating: *****
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Who is this presentation for?

  • CTOs, product managers, and innovation managers

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of machine learning concepts (e.g., classification and accuracy)

What you'll learn

  • Learn the kinds of errors artificial intelligence systems make, how to build systems that protect against common errors, and why evaluation can be much more complicated than it seems

Description

How can AI become part of our business processes? Should we entrust critical decisions to completely autonomous systems?

Drawing on projects from businesses and UK government agencies, Martin Goodson explains how to increase confidence in AI systems and manage the transition to an AI-driven organization. Along the way, Martin explores the unpredictable nature of artificial intelligence systems and how mastering a handful of engineering principles can help to mitigate the risk of catastrophic failure. You’ll learn the kinds of errors artificial intelligence systems make, how to build systems that protect against common errors, and why evaluation can be much more complicated than it seems.

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Martin Goodson

Evolution AI

Martin Goodson is the chief scientist and CEO of Evolution AI, where he specializes in large-scale natural language processing. Martin has designed data science products that are in use at companies like Dun & Bradstreet, Time Inc., John Lewis, and Condé Nast. Previously, Martin was a statistician at the University of Oxford, where he conducted research on statistical matching problems for DNA sequences.

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