Data in various parts of the company is creating a tremendous number of opportunities for machine learning to improve existing customer experience and create unique new ones.  Applications of machine learning range from computer vision and natural language processing to forecasting and robotics. In this talk, I will give an overview of some of the problems we are tackling with ML, focusing specifically on applications in natural language.


Alex Klementiev is a member of the Core AI group at Amazon, focusing on projects involving natural language. Before joining Amazon in 2013, he was a postdoc at the University of Saarland and Johns Hopkins University working on computational semantics and machine translation.  He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.