Andrew Maas in Stanford’s Seminar in Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
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TL;DR Andrew Maas discusses the future of natural language processing applications in healthcare. The talk covers Roam Analytics research projects, applications of Roam's technology in the real world, and tips on starting a health AI company, among other topics. This talk was part of the Seminar in Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (CS 522) at Stanford.
The future of natural language processing applications in healthcare
Our co-founder and co-chief scientist Andrew Maas spoke in the Stanford Seminar in Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare on October 29, 2018, and the video is now available:
It's a wide-ranging discussion covering many topics in natural language processing (NLP), healthcare, PhD research, and start-ups. A few highlights:
What was it like to do a PhD at Stanford during a period of incredible growth and progress in deep learning? [1:51]
The importance of data access and data representation when it comes to solving complex problems with AI. [7:34]
NLP modules for healthcare as assays – measurement tools specialized to extracting specific phenomena from textual records. [13:04]
Examples of recent applications of Roam's technology. [24:17]
A quick overview of some recent Roam research. [29:50]
What's it like to found a start-up while you're still in school? [31:21]
How does your life as a founder change when you company grows from 5 to 50 people? [32:45]
A bunch of us from Roam attended Andrew's lecture, and essentially all of us took some version of this picture: