DeepText, Facebook’s Platform for Text Understanding

Understanding the text in Facebook posts enables new experiences like social recommendations and Marketplace suggestions. In this talk, I will introduce you to DeepText, Facebook’s platform for text understanding, and discuss the various models it supports.

Davide Testuggine, Applied Research Scientist at Facebook, USA

Davide is at Facebook AML, working on deep learning models for Natural Language Understanding. Prior to that, he was at Microsoft in the Bing Core Relevance team where he focused on ML models for relevance ranking, and in the Bing Predicts team, where he shipped predictions for eSports competitions while getting a surprising amount of Reddit karma. He lives in Northern California, and enjoys video games.

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