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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
Alyona Medelyan

Alyona Medelyan
CEO, Thematic

Website | @zelandiya

Alyona Medelyan has been working on algorithms that make sense of language data for over a decade. Her passion lies in helping businesses to extracting useful knowledge from text. As part of her PhD she has proven that her open source algorithm, Maui, can be as accurate as people at finding keywords. She has worked with large multinationals like Cisco and Google, has lead R&D teams and consulted to small and large companies around the globe. Alyona now runs Thematic, a customer insight company.


11:15am–11:55am Thursday, December 8, 2016
Chat, machine learning, and AI
Location: Summit 1 Level: Non-technical
Alyona Medelyan (Thematic)
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With the rise of deep learning, natural language understanding techniques are becoming more effective and are not as reliant on costly annotated data. This leads to an explosion of possibilities of what businesses can do with language. Alyona Medelyan explains what the newest NLU tools can achieve today and presents their common use cases. Read more.
12:05pm–12:45pm Thursday, December 8, 2016
Location: Table A
Tags: text
Alyona Medelyan (Thematic)
Looking for advice on text analysis and practical applications of Natural Language Understanding? Alyona can help. Read more.