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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Recent advances in applications of deep learning for text and speech

Yishay Carmiel (IntelligentWire)
11:20am–12:00pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Data science & advanced analytics
Location: Hall 1C Level: Beginner
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Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic knowledge of machine-learning and big data concepts
  • 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
  • Description

    Deep learning has taken us a few steps further toward achieving AI for a man-machine interface. However, deep learning technologies like speech recognition and natural language processing remain a mystery to many. Yishay Carmiel reviews the history of deep learning, the impact it’s made, recent breakthroughs, interesting solved and open problems, and what’s in store 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.