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Use of Semantics in Real Life Applications

Gregory Grefenstette ( Chief Science Officer Exalead )

Much research in computer exploitable semantics performed in the 1990s and early 2000s is finally finding its way into practical applications. This talk will explore these paths from research to industry, illustrated by current products on the market.

Speaker bio

Grefenstette, who received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, has been a fixture of the information retrieval and natural language processing fields since 1988. A highly cited author and frequent member of international conference committees, he possesses 15 patents in the U.S. More recently, Grefenstette worked as a senior expert at CEA (the Atomic Energy Commission). Before that, he worked as an engineer at Honeywell Bull and as a principal scientist at Xerox Research and Clairvoyance Corporation.

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