This week, we had the pleasure of hosting an online talk with the team from Agolo, an NYC-based startup with a great product that automatically summarizes articles (and can even generate new titles for a group of summarized articles).
During the event, we discussed:
- why summarization has suddenly become interesting
- how different industries are applying the technology
- how algorithms work (LDA, word2vec, and recurrent neural networks)
- related applications (realtime translation, speech recognition)
- what’s next in the field
Check out the recording below!
If you’re interested in this topic, our Summarization report explores the technical details discussed during the event in much greater depth. The report explains the algorithms we used to build Brief, a prototype that summarizes articles. Write us at email@example.com to learn more!
More from the Blog
May 25 2016
with — Therefore render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s. – Matthew, 22:21 We tend to think that recommender systems are old hat. ECommerce platforms like Amazon have been using techniques like collaborative filtering for years to help shoppers navigate vast catalogues by inferring consumer taste from past behavior. And yet, we’ve all exp...
Jun 2 2016
with — Alongside our research on emerging machine learning techniques, Fast Forward Labs advises organizations on data science issues like technical architecture, new product development, models and algorithms, and even hiring the right talent. Our client base is growing fast, and we’re excited to support many large financial services, insurance, and media companies, as well as startups building cutt...
Jan 29 2019
by — UMAP explorer: an interactive visualization of the MNIST data set We’re in the middle of work on our next report, Learning with Limited Labeled Data, and the accompanying prototype. For the prototype’s front-end we wanted to be able visualize and explore the embedding of a large image data set. Once you get into the tens of thousands of points, this can be a challenge to do in the browser. T...