BCS Data Management Specialist Group

Speaker

Peter Hughes, Principle Research Fellow at Huddersfield University

Agenda

12:15 - Webinar “Waiting Room” open
12:30 - Webinar commences
13:15 - Q&A
13:30 - Webinar close

Synopsis

In this presentation attendees will learn about the latest developments in natural language processing, the results that can be obtained using current methods and the research that has been undertaken at Huddersfield University to extract meaning from railway hazard and accident reports.

About the speaker

Mr Hughes has worked in industry as a railway safety specialist since 1992. He has worked for British Rail in the UK and in Australia as a safety manager for the state railways and advisor to the government. His specialist skills are in risk management, railway safety management systems, and accident investigation.

He is currently researching a PhD in level-crossing safety. For the past five years he has been researching big data and machine learning methods for railway safety data and in particular text mining techniques to extract meaning from railway hazard and accident reports.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

This event is brought to you by: Data management specialist group

Webinar: Improving railway safety with state-of-the art text analysis
Date and time
7 October, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location


Webinar
Price
Free