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    • A.I. in the Real World Ian Ozsvald [email_address] March 2011 at Sussex University
    •   War Stories - 1
        • SearchSpace (now Fortent.com), late 90s to date, ex-London Unis "Searchspace is the market leader in intelligent systems for Enterprise Automation"
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    •   War Stories - 2
        • Mathématiques Appliquées SA (MASAGroup.com), late 90s to date, ex-French Unis 
        • Planning (Oil, ADP, RM, Onyx)
        • Pilots, Robots (Gizmo!), Financial Forecasting, Game A.I. 
        • NLP for Sentiment & Burst
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    •   War Stories - 3
        • Mor Consulting (6 years old), HVB Bank, PANalytical, Ambiental, Qtara
        • Code Farm, Jeremy Mabbit ex-Informatics, early 2000s to date, acquired by Calypso (CDOs)
        • Autonomy (Dr. Michael Lynch and Richard Gaunt), late 90s to date, ex-Cambridge Unis, $500mil rev.
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    • Big Projects in A.I.?
        • DARPA Grand Challenge - 3 events
        • Netflix Prize - $1 million prize money if their Cinematch beaten by 10%
        • Cars, Watson
        • Cyc (and OpenMind) - assembling common sense knowledge, 20 yrs old
        • Big Dog - Biologically inspired walker
        • Social Ties – a People Radar
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    • Some Things to Solve
        • Video Scene Search for Amazon or Netflix (beach, bangalore...) imfdb
        • iPhone Translator – image or voice -> Word Lens and Google Translate
        • Recommendation engine – Amazon's system for WikiPedia for movies?
        • General object recognition - art, trees?
        • PICK A BIG PROBLEM!
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    • How to Start - 1
        • Be passionate, make a demo
        • Find free users, find paying users
        • Don't get hung-up about IP, Patents or Funding
        • Money is available if you have customers
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    • How to Start - 2
        • Tech - AWS S3 + EC2, GPUs, Mobiles
        • openCV, OCR, NLTK, SciPy (audience?)
        • Flickr, Wikipedia, YouTube, Google Streetmap, OpenMind (audience?)
        • GOFAI/NEWFAI - Don't get hung-up
        • Prefer Agile languages (audience?)
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    • How to Start - 3
        • ShowMeDo.com - boot-strapped, <£10k start-up, with Kyran Dale
        • Running cost £200/month, >1Tb data served, 100k+ monthly users
        • Learn Python Here!
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    • How to Start - 4
        • Talk to those that have done it already!
        • £5 App event (fivepoundapp.com)
        • HackerSpace (BuildBrighton.com)
        • dotBrighton (Seb - augmented reality)
        • LikeMind (coffee with smart people)
        • OpenCoffee (funding, founders)
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    • How to Start - 5
        • Just Get On With It!
        • Say if you'd like to meet for coffee...
      •  
      • [email_address]
      • @IanOzsvald
      • MorConsulting.com
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