Computational Linguistics Expert Dr. Sid Reddy Takes the Stage to Discuss When Deep Reinforcement Learning Is — and Isn’t — the Perfect Tool
Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, is inviting attendees at this year’s O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in London to hear Chief Scientist Dr. Sid J. Reddy speak on 11 October 2018 at 16:00 about deep reinforcement learning.
Dr. Reddy is a recognized expert in natural language processing (NLP) and computational linguistics who has designed, developed and contributed to dozens of NLP systems used in production in a wide array of use cases and industry verticals, from healthcare, business intelligence, and life sciences to legal and ecommerce. Prior to joining Conversica, he was a principal applied scientist at Microsoft. He is also a patented inventor and published author, with research featured in over 50 peer-reviewed publications and technical conferences.
At the AI Conference, Dr. Reddy will lead a session entitled “Deep reinforcement learning: How to avoid the hype and make it work for you.” The discussion will focus on deep reinforcement learning and which use cases are best suited to the technology. Attendees will explore the Markov decision process with conversational AI and learn how to set up the environment, states, agent actions, transition probabilities, reward functions, and end states.
“Deep reinforcement learning is a hot topic in the AI community right now,” said Dr. Reddy. “Some developers want to use it because they find it fascinating or think it’s good for marketing, while others are afraid of the unknown. Drawing on my extensive experience in AI and NLP, I hope to demystify the subject and help people understand how and when to use this exciting new technology.”
Dr. Reddy’s speaking session at the O’Reilly AI conference in London follows keynote and conference presentations at the O’Reilly AI conference in New York, VentureBeat Transform, the Global Big Data Conference, the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference, and the AVIOS Conversational Interaction conference.