A versatilist with more than 10 years of experience in Data Science, ML, R&D, and software architecture. Developer of the modeling core of DataRobot, also has experience building ML systems for processing spoken and written natural language. Taught ML and AI at CS@UCU, Kyivstar Big Data School, and LITS.
Topic: Paraphrase Detection in NLP
Short Description: Paraphrase detection is an academically challenging NLP problem of detecting whether multiple phrases have the same meaning. In this talk, we’ll go through the existing traditional and deep learning approaches for this task, and see how they apply in practice as a silver-winning solution to the popular Kaggle Quora Question Pairs competition.