Aug 17th, 2022
**This talk will serve as an overview of Tolga Akiner’s upcoming NLP in Production course at the NYC Data Science Academy running from September to October 2022.** **About This Event**As the unstructured text data has been exponentially increasing in volume, velocity, and variety in the last decade, NLP has become one of the most exciting and rapidly growing sub-fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with immense research and practical interest. Organizations have been building and executing different text analytics capabilities to generate insights, make better decisions, and automate different processes while dealing with large text data. New deep learning-based NLP technologies such as BERT, GPT3, and LaMDA are in production and on the news nowadays. This course demonstrates a practical and intuitive approach to NLP applications through various use cases. Essentials and practical fundamentals of NLP methods are presented via generic Python packages including but not limited to Regex, NLTK, SpaCy, and Huggingface. **About Event Speaker:**Tolga Akiner is a Senior Data Scientist in LexisNexis and has NLP experience in different companies and industries are pharmaceuticals, healthcare, retail and legal. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering where he worked on nanomaterials followed by post-doctoral research heavily using Machine Learning and Active Learning in Materials Science. He previously contributed to ‘The practical AI course in Udemy covering NLP lectures and blogged on Medium focusing on some practical text analytics applications. **About NYC Data Science Academy**[NYC Data Science Academy](https://bit.ly/3zZPdyq) provides data science training programs and courses that prepare people for employment opportunities for data science professionals across all industries. NYC Data Science Academy teaches data science, trains companies and employees to better profit from data, excels at big data project consulting, and connects trained Data Scientists to our industry. We have graduated over 5000 students at this point! Join our [Interactive Distance / In-Person Learning Bootcamp](https://bit.ly/3NgAMZM) and prepare for the next step in your data science career!