Supporting the Academe’s R&D Efforts

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Ideyatech is proud to support and sponsor the recent 7th National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium. It is a symposium organized by De La Salle University in cooperation with the Computing Society of the Philippines Special Interest Group on Natural Language Processing.

Natural Language Processing is a branch of Artificial Intelligence that is focused on understanding the human language. Several useful applications have been recently released that uses NLP technology such as Google Translate, and others.

“We believe we can learn a lot by working with the academe. Their research efforts are critical towards developing cutting-edge technologies.” as described by Allan Tan, CEO and President of Ideyatech.

Some of the interesting topics include:

  • Information extraction
  • Machine translation
  • Question answering
  • Creative text analysis and generation
  • Word sense disambiguation, semantic role labeling and semantic parsing
  • Machine learning for natural language

During the symposium, the group also elected the first batch of NLP Special Interest Group (NLP SIG) officers in an effort to build a community of NLP research enthusiasts. The group unanimously voted De La Salle University Dean, Dr. Rachel Roxas as President while Ideyatech CEO, Allan Tan was voted as the Treasurer.

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