[6:30 - 7:00 PM] Networking (Wine & Beer)
[7:00 PM] Welcome Introduction
Maryam Farooq (Organizer, NYAI)
[7:10 PM] Keynote Speaker: "CONCEPTNET: Teaching Machines Common Sense"
Dr. Catherine Havasi (CEO/Co-Founder, Luminoso)
[8:00 PM] Rapid Q&A
[8:15 PM] Closing Remarks
[8:25 - 9:00 PM] Continued Networking
Join us for what's sure to be an awesome night in AI! This month's event will focus on NLP. We'll hear from Dr. Catherine Havasi (CEO/Co-Founder, Luminoso) who will talk about "CONCEPTNET: Teaching Machines Common Sense".
Wine + Beer + AI + Networking = The Best Tuesday ever!
Computer systems can understand the language that people use better if they share the background knowledge, the “common sense,” that people use when they communicate. Machine learning can be more effective and require less training data if it starts from this background of “common sense,” understanding what people are talking about in general when they use language, before learning from its input data.
We discuss the long-running open-data project ConceptNet, a multilingual knowledge graph that connects words and phrases of natural language with labeled relationships, providing background knowledge and common sense about what words mean in many languages. We then discuss how to use ConceptNet in modern machine learning and show how ConceptNet is used in a commercial setting at the enterprise feedback management company Luminoso.
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3) The Global AI Hackathon | June 23-25, 2017 | New York, NY
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