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Colin Evans

Colin Evans
Data Understanding Engineer, Metaweb

Colin combines machine learning and semantic analysis into a deadly one-two punch against information entropy and noisy data. The results of his efforts appear as millions of facts in Freebase.
Prior to joining Metaweb, Colin helped users organize their world through his work on the IRIS semantic desktop project at SRI.

Sessions

Development, Workshop
Location: 2006 Level: Intermediate
Jamie Taylor (Metaweb), Colin Evans (Metaweb), Toby Segaran (Google)
This tutorial will identify how the architecture of participation can be extended by combining open data and open source semantic technologies. We will use simple, hands-on examples to expose participants to semantic techniques that are possible today. The tutorial will culminate by working through the development of a semantic widget for movie reviews that makes use of the techniques described. Read more.