Leade Developer, Thoughtworks
Samia Rahman is a lead developer consultant at Thoughtworks, where she helps developers and business stakeholders adopt best practices for writing code, testing and delivering integrated systems. She is passionate about building IoT systems that operate on the edge with constrained execution environments that need AI and machine learning models. She has an extensive background in implementing hardware integrated systems ranging from toll gates in Dubai, U.A.E to real-time detection of geobodies in oil and gas. Samia holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University where she studied signal processing, machine learning, and software engineering.
This talk introduces you to the world of Natural Language Processing (NLP) within the context of AI. It describes some of the technical challenges of the field, the role of machine learning and suggests some open source NLP libraries that can be used to address those challenges.