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Thursday, October 18 • 11:20am - 12:00pm
Enabling Opinion Driven Decision Making

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People use opinions of other people for all sorts of decision making tasks from which mobile device to purchase to which hotel to stay at by reading hundreds of opinions on the Web. Such an abundance of opinions while useful, can become overwhelming due to its sheer volume. This talk will walk you through how you can transform large amounts of user reviews into valuable information to support consumer decision making with search and summarization technologies.

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Kavita Ganesan

Senior Data Scientist, GitHub Inc.
Kavita Ganesan is a Machine Learning and NLP Data Scientist at Github. She was previously at 3M Health Information Systems where much of her work was on Clinical Text Mining. At Github, Kavita helped launch the first Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing pipeline with the... Read More →


Thursday October 18, 2018 11:20am - 12:00pm EDT
Salon 4&5