The field of natural language processing has undergone many big changes during the past years. In this introductory talk we will briefly discuss what the biggest challenges in natural language processing are, and then dive into an overview of the most important deep learning milestones in NLP. We will namely cover word embeddings, recurrent neural networks for language modeling and machine translation, and the recent boom of Transformer-based models.
Jiří Materna: He is a machine learning expert with machine learning experience in industry since 2007. After finishing his Ph.D., he was working as the head of research at Seznam.cz and now offers machine learning solutions and consulting as a freelancer. He is the founder and lecturer at Machine Learning College and the organizer of an international conference Machine Learning Prague.
Location / Místo: Prague, Czech Republic