Hi - I'm Petra Gulicher (aka Petch):
Solutions Architect,
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Machine Learning and AI in JavaScript

Presented at SydJS on November 23rd, 2017

When my Dutch father handed me a stack of scans and digital records of the family history I thought: "How can I use the tools I have (JavaScript, in this case) to parse these documents and pull some data out?".

This talk describes how I used Natural Language Processing and other tools to translate and find meaning in a bunch of documents.