Women Who Code: Ontotext’s Ivelina Nikolova Talks Text Mining

29 November 2016

text mining

Ontotext’s very own Ivelina Nikolova, Senior NLP Engineer, will be talking at the second Women Who Code event in Sofia!

Women Who Code (#WWCode) launched in Sofia and the second edition will focus on text mining!  

Women Who Code is an event targeted towards women who wish to excel and learn about technology. This event is organized, run and executed by women with a deep understanding of both technology and programming languages with the purpose to educate and empower women.

Ivelina Nikolova will be presenting best practices and text analytics examples for successful text mining processes. During her presentation, she will go in depth about how you should describe your text mining process to developers. Furthermore, she will help you define your text mining process so that you gain the most results from it. From her, over 15 years of experience in Natural Language Processing, she will share her experience with text mining techniques which yield the best results for several industry-specific use cases.

What Can You Expect to Learn From Her Presentation?

Iva will show you how to extract structured data from unstructured text, as important facts, key-phrases and entities of interest, is the basis for efficient document indexing, improved search, contextualized and personalized recommendations and much more business-specific analyses.

Time

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Events Starts: 17:45 PM

Location

VMware Bulgaria Office – Bernard Iztok Tower

G.M.Dimitrov 16A blvd., Sofia (map)

Speakers:

mariela_mitevaMariya Miteva, Software Engineer at VMware. Currently obtaining her master degree in Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery in Data. She has participated in Google Android Camp for Android App Development.

ivelinaIvelina Nikolova, Senior NLP Engineer at Ontotext. Her expertise lies in the information extraction area more specifically in named entity recognition, event recognition, and relation extraction with hybrid methods combining rule-based and machine learning . She has a very strong background in Computer Science and Natural Language Processing.

Event Schedule:

17:45 – 18:15 – Event Start: Arrival and Networking

18:15 – 18:30 – Introduction: Opening Words

18:30 – 19:10 – Presentation 1: VMware

19:10 – 19:50 – Presentation 2: Ontotext

19:50 – 20:00 – Closing: Closing Words

 

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