Sep 23–26, 2019
Alex Thomas

Alex Thomas
Data Scientist, Indeed

Alex Thomas is a data scientist at Indeed. He has used natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning with clinical data, identity data, and now employer and jobseeker data. He has worked with Apache Spark since version 0.9, and has worked with NLP libraries and frameworks including UIMA and OpenNLP.


1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Location: 1A 23/24
Secondary topics:  Deep dive into specific tools, platforms, or frameworks, Text and Language processing and analysis
David Talby (Pacific AI), Alex Thomas (Indeed), Saif Addin Ellafi (John Snow Labs)
This is a hands-on tutorial on state-of-the-art NLP using the highly performant, highly scalable open-source Spark NLP library. You'll spend about half your time coding as you work through four sections, each with an end-to-end working codebase that you can change and improve. Read more.

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