26-28 November, 2019, Vilnius

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Amir Meimand

Zilliant, USA

Venue

The exact venue of each workshop will be announced on 19 November.

Workshops will be held at 2 different venues: Crowne Plaza VIlnius (M. K. Čiurlionio str. 84, Vilnius, Lithuania) or Panorama Hotel (Sodu str. 14, Vilnius).

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Time & Date

10:00, 26 November

Language

English

Biography

Amir Meimand is Zilliant Director of R&D, pricing scientist, where he designs and develops pricing solutions for customers and performs research in which he applies new methods to improve the current solutions as well as develop new tools. Prior to joining Zilliant, Amir helped design and develop a promotion planning and pricing platform for B2C retailers.
Amir holds a dual Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Pennsylvania State University. In his doctoral work, he applied operations research concepts to dynamic pricing and revenue management.

Workshop

NLP Application on Text Classification

Abstract

Text classification is the process of assigning tags or categories to text according to its content. It’s one of the fundamental tasks in Natural Language Processing (NLP) with broad applications such as sentiment analysis, topic labeling, spam detection, and intent detection.
Unstructured data in the form of text is everywhere: emails, chats, web pages, social media, support tickets, survey responses, and more. Text can be an extremely rich source of information, but extracting insights from it can be hard and time-consuming due to its unstructured nature. Businesses are turning to text classification for structuring text in a fast and cost-efficient way to enhance decision-making and automate processes.
In this workshop we will go through the detail of two main technique to vectorize words and being able to do prediction based on text context.