Speaker

Alexander Thomas

Data Scientist, Indeed

Alex Thomas is a data scientist at Indeed. Over his career, Alex has used natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning with clinical data, identity data, and (now) employer and jobseeker data. He has worked with Apache Spark since version 0.9 as well as NLP libraries and frameworks including UIMA and OpenNLP.

Sessions

Natural Language Understanding at Scale with Spark-Native NLP, Spark ML, and TensorFlow

Natural language processing is a key component in many data science systems that must understand or reason about text. Common use cases include question answering, paraphrasing or summarization, sentiment analysis, natural language BI, language modeling,… Read more