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Applying Word Embeddings (F. Silvestri - Yahoo! Barcelona)

Title:
Applying Word Embeddings (F. Silvestri - Yahoo! Barcelona)
When:
Fri, 13. March 2015, 15:00 h
Where:
Sala seminari Ovest - Dipartimento di Informatica
Category:
fACTORY seminars

Description

Word Embeddings have gained popularity, lately, thanks to an ongoing effort (led mainly by Google people) in the research community. In this seminar we will see some of the possible applications of word embeddings and the reason why we are currently exploiting them in some of our projects.

Fabrizio Silvestri is currently a Senior Researcher at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona. He received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department of the University of Pisa in 2004. Andfrom 2005 to 2013 he has been affiliated with the High Performance Computing Lab at ISTI-CNR in Pisa, Italy. His research interests are mainly focused on Web Information Retrieval with particular focus on efficiency related problems and query log mining. More information at http://labs.yahoo.com/author/silvestr/.


Venue

Location:
Sala seminari Ovest