A Year of Large Transform(ers/ation): An NLP Engineer's Career Reflection

It’s been exactly a year since I started my new position as AI, ML, NLP Engineer and Data Scientist, so now is the time to reflect. Technology-wise it is an ideal moment for introspection and planning, particularly in the field of NLP, which has seen transformative changes with the rise... [Read More]

PhD obtained and dissertation published.

Gilles Jacobs has succesfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

Yesterday, I successfully defended his PhD on Extracting Fine-Grained Event and Sentiment from Economic News. I was supervised by prof. Véronique Hoste, prof. Els Lefever and prof. Diane Breesch. The actual defence was preceded by a workshop on “NLP for Economics” with around 40 people attending. [Read More]