Office Hour with Joseph Turian

Expo Hall (Table B)

I will give advice about data science, machine learning, and NLP in general.
If the line is long, I will limit advice to 5 minutes per attendee.

I will ask discuss my session, i.e. black hat data science, its implications, and how to defend against it.

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Joseph Turian


Joseph Turian, Ph.D., heads MetaOp­ti­mize LLC, which con­sults on predictive analytics, business intelligence, NLP, ML, and data strat­egy. He also run the MetaOp­ti­mize Q&A site, where Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing experts share their knowledge. He specializes in large data sets.

Joseph Turian holds a Ph.D. in computer science (with a focus on Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing) from New York University since 2007. During his graduate studies, he developed a fast, large-scale machine learning method for parsing natural language. He received his AB from Harvard University in 2001.

As a scientist, Joseph Turian has over 14 refereed publications in top NLP + ML conferences. His team submitted the best parser in EVALITA 2009 Main+Pilot tasks. He is an advocate for open-notebook science, releasing his research code on his github, and for broader scientific collaboration through the internet.


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