Consultants' Network - Leveraging Machine Learning with Bots
on June 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The dream of
intelligent computer agents predates the personal computer. As Alan Turing
predicted, language understanding and generation seems to be in the class of
truly difficult problems. Yet, recent advances in deep learning and a suite of
software solutions for deploying chat bots has started to make basic chat
interfaces a useful reality. In this talk, I'll cover both theoretical concepts
for chat bot construction and review available solutions on the market. I'll
share my experience working with these tools and comment on what I consider low
hanging fruit. Lastly, I'll share some speculation about the future of chat bot
Kyle Polich is a data
science advisor and host of the Data Skeptic podcast. His general interests
range from obvious areas like statistics, machine learning, data viz, and
optimization to data provenance, data governance, econometrics, and
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The meeting is at Giovanni's Restaurant, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
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San Diego IEEE Consultants' Network Meeting Date and Time:
We meet on the secondMonday of every month, same time, same place (now at Giovanni's Restaurant in Kearney Mesa). The format is dinner and networking from 6-7 PM and meeting from 7-8:30 PM.
The presentation will start promptly at 7:00 PM. This will allow the formal portion of the meeting to be finished no later than 8:30. All are welcome to stay later for additional questions and networking.
We always welcome newcomers and old faces we haven’t seen in a while. No RSVP is required; just show up. Order at the counter; tell them you are with IEEE and they will direct you to the meeting room. We now meet in the larger, quieter room, down the hall to the right as you enter the restaurant.
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