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ECE Explorations (200): "Making News Useful"

SpeakerJames Hodson, Bloomberg
Date Feb 13, 2013
Time 5:00 pm  
Location 151 Everitt Lab
Contact Nikki LaBrecque, Office of Advancement, 53 Everitt Lab
Phone (217) 265-6285
Event type Seminar/Symposium
Views 251
Originating Calendar ECE ILLINOIS Explorations

Please join James Hodson from Bloomberg on Wednesday, February 13 at 5:00pm in 151 Everitt Lab as he presents "Making News Useful."

Abstract: A look at the relationship between news and financial markets. Using natural language processing and machine learning to add value to our analysis.

Bio: Since 2010, James Hodson has been a researcher and project manager in Bloomberg's Machine Learning R&D group in New York City. His main research activities involve machine translation, sentiment analysis, and the propagation of information in financial markets.

Open to all | Pizza will be provided after the talk!

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