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Scientific Natural Language Processing and the Fight Against COVID-19 with Oren Etizioni
CITRIS Research Exchange delivers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from academic, industry, and civic leaders.

TALK TITLE:
Scientific Natural Language Processing and the Fight Against COVID-19

SPEAKER:
Oren Etizioni, Chief Executive Officer, Allen Institute for AI

BIO:
Dr. Oren Etzioni has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute for AI (AI2) since its inception in 2014. He has been a Professor at the University of Washington’s Computer Science department since 1991, and a Venture Partner at the Madrona Venture Group since 2000. He has been the founder or co-founder of several companies, including Farecast (sold to Microsoft in 2008) and Decide (sold to eBay in 2013).

ABSTRACT:
This talk will describe the dramatic creation of the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) and the broad range of efforts, both inside and outside of the Semantic Scholar project, to garner insights into COVID-19 and its treatment based on this growing corpus of research papers.

Nov 4, 2020 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Oren Etzioni
Chief Executive Officer @Allen Institute for AI
Dr. Oren Etzioni has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute for AI (AI2) since its inception in 2014. He has been a Professor at the University of Washington’s Computer Science department since 1991, and a Venture Partner at the Madrona Venture Group since 2000. He has been the founder or co-founder of several companies, including Farecast (sold to Microsoft in 2008) and Decide (sold to eBay in 2013).