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Diachronic word embeddings for semantic shifts modeling: how to trace changes of meaning in time
Andrey Kutuzov (University of Oslo)
Biography
Andrey Kutuzov is currently a doctoral research fellow at the University of Oslo, Norway. He holds a Masters degree in Computational Linguistics from the National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). His industrial experience includes working with Lionbridge and Mail.ru Search.

Andrey has published papers at the top-tier international conference like EMNLP, ACL, CONLL, EACL and COLING. His primary research interest is using distributional word embedding models to trace long-term and short-term semantic shifts (see the survey paper on this).

Andrey is the leading maintainer of the RusVectōrēs project featuring various word embedding models for Russian and their visualizations. He teaches courses in NLP and deep learning at Masters level.
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Jaakko Vainio, Silo.AI
Biography
Jaakko is the Head of AI Solutions in the UK and the Tech Lead for NLP at Silo.AI. He helps companies find their way and to win in the new Artificial Intelligence landscape. He has experience in finding concrete AI solutions to business problems for companies ranging from the largest multinational corporations to young startups. Besides using AI to solve existing problems he has helped clients find and open new transformative business opportunities.

Jaakko wants to see ideas brought to life and Artificial Intelligence is the most promising idea of our time. There is a great opportunity in bringing AI to bear on problems both big and small, but it is not just a question of technology. AI is always used in the context of people, us.

Jaakko has background in both in academia and industry. He did his PhD in theoretical physics, while founding two companies and non-profits. He has a desire to learn and understand life, the universe and everything
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