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Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis, or How to find Happiness

Alex Davies

Date Icon Week 3, Tuesday 13 May TT 2014
Time Icon 8:15pm

Machine learning is a hot area at the moment - DeepMind gets bought by Google for 500 million, IBM’s Watson beats the world champion at Jeopardy and Siri is occasionally useful. This talk will give an introduction to machine learning through the example of sentiment analysis, the art of getting computers to understand human emotions in written text.