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Saturday, October 28 • 11:00am - 11:45am
AI based language learning tools

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In this session, Rakuten Institute of Technology Singapore will be showcasing AI based language learning tools on top of authentic foreign language content. The prototypes employ state-of-the-art technologies and treasure trove of Rakuten’s multilingual data. See how an interdisciplinary team of experts in machine translation, computational linguistics, platform engineering, and cognitive psychology comes together to blend education with entertainment, transforming passive TV viewing into an opportunity for active learning.

Speakers
avatar for Stanley Kok

Stanley Kok

Principal Research Scientist, Rakuten Asia
Stanley is in charge of R&D at the Singapore branch of Rakuten Institute of Technology. His research interests are in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and their applications. Before joining Rakuten, he was an assistant professor at a Singapore university, and prior to that... Read More →
avatar for Ewa Szymanska

Ewa Szymanska

Manager, Rakuten, Inc.
Ewa is responsible for building Rakuten Institute of Technology team in Singapore, leading research and technology development to optimize existing services and to develop new solutions for the Rakuten group. Before joining Rakuten, Ewa was a behavioural researcher at SingTel, and... Read More →
avatar for Liling Tan

Liling Tan

Research Scientist, Rakuten Institute of Technology
A data geek that works mostly with natural language data. I’m currently a research scientist at Rakuten Institute of Technology (Singapore) working on machine translation and language learning applications. Come talk to me about Python, open source and Natural Language Processing... Read More →
avatar for Pang Zineng

Pang Zineng

Senior Technologist, Rakuten Institute of Technology
The one who plays the developer role in a R&D environment, the one who turns research ideas from paper into full scale products, the one who loves to explore all types of emerging tech, and the one who believes microservice architecture could solve all problems except cancer.


Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
4F Rakuten A