Stephen Pulman is Professor of Computational Linguistics at Oxford University’s Department of Computer Science and founder of TheySay. Professorial Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. Formerly Reader in Computational Linguistics at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, and also for 9 years Director of an SRI International research centre in Cambridge.
Keynote: Sentiment Analysis for Fun and Profit
A non-technical overview of our work over the last ten years in sentiment analysis and related techniques. I’ll also describe various practical applications of these technologies, some successful, some less so, in a variety of different areas: sports gambling, politics, conversational agents, health care monitoring, and financial market prediction.