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ACEDS Webinar: AI and the Horse it Rode in on

December 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Webinar: AI and the Horse it Rode in on

Date: Friday, December 09, 2022

Time: 12:00pm CST

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The ability of artificial intelligence systems to derive meaning from text and images has been rapidly improving in recent years. As these machine learning systems become more complicated, so too do the requirements for creating and maintaining them. This discussion will explore data annotation and the wider role of humans in AI from a data science perspective, the impacts to legal technology and legal use cases, and how this all relates to one clever horse. Topics include:

  • The Clever Hans Story and its Relation to AI
  • The Myth of AI: Inflated Expectations and Unfounded Concerns
  • The Reality of AI and How its Applied
  • The Myth of the Pretrained Model
  • Applying AI to Legal Use Cases
  • Moving Forward with AI

Sponsored by:

Doug Austin
Doug Austin
eDiscovery Today

Doug Austin is an established eDiscovery thought leader with over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug has published a daily blog since 2010 and has written numerous articles and white papers. He has received the JD Supra Readers Choice Award as the Top eDiscovery Author for 2017 and 2018 and a JD Supra Readers Choice Award as a Top Cybersecurity Author for 2019. Doug has presented at numerous events and conferences, including Legaltech New York, ILTACON, Relativity Fest, University of Florida E-Discovery Conference, Masters Conference and many local and regional conferences. Doug has also presented numerous CLE-accredited webcasts.

Dr. Gina Taranto
Dr. Gina Tarant
Director of Applied Sciences

Dr. Taranto leads research and innovation of accelerated learning solutions by directing multidisciplinary teams of technologists, subject matter experts, and data scientists to train the technologies that replicate human decisions. She built the ProSearch Linguistics, Analytics, and Data Science group and oversees the design and implementation of search and automated document review solutions. She is recognized for her expertise in the range of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) technologies, including the application of TAR to emerging issues in protecting private information. She is a published author in the fields of linguistics and information retrieval and frequently presents on topics related to leveraging technology to meet the challenges of discovery.

She received her B.A. from Kresge College at the University of California, Santa Cruz, with honors, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.

Bobby Malhotra
Bobby Malhotra
Litigation Partner
Winston & Strawn

Bobby Malhotra is a litigation partner at Winston & Strawn. Bobby’s practice focuses on navigating complex eDiscovery, digital forensics, cross-border, and data privacy issues in high-stakes litigation and investigations using his unique combination of both hands-on technical skill and two decades of business and litigation experience. A true “techno” lawyer, he uses his technical knowledge and legal expertise to serve clients across numerous sectors and industries. Bobby also serves as trusted eDiscovery advisor to Fortune 500 clients, and in this role he provides counseling and guidance in connection with legally defensible and standardized company-wide discovery practices.

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Phil Warther
Phil Warther
Data Scientist

Phil Warther is a Data Scientist at ProSearch. He joined ProSearch in 2018, shortly after completing a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics at California State Long Beach. While at CSULB, Phil focused his research on deep learning algorithms and mathematical modeling. As a member of ProSearch’s Applied Sciences Group, Phil develops solutions for a variety of eDiscovery tasks with an emphasis on deep learning and mathematical analysis.

Hosted by ACEDS | 09 Dec 2022 @ 12:00pm CST

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December 9, 2022
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