Orlando Data Science is hosting a meet-up with Dr. Harvey Hyman, professor at Florida Polytechnic University. Dr. Hyman, who is an assistant professor in the College of Innovation & Technology, will discuss “Information Retrieval from Mass Corpora.” The event is April 2, 7 p.m., at Envy Labs, 618 South St., No. 620, Orlando. Dr. Hyman’s scientific research focuses on human-machine interactions on large-scale information retrieval (IR) tasks. The models he’s developed measure cognitive and technological factors of IR, and have been found to significantly improve performance on IR–related tasks, such as eDiscovery, FOIA, and EMR/EHR.
Dr. Hyman is developing new data mining and analysis degree programs at Florida Polytechnic University. He is Co-founder of an IR platform tailored for legal eDiscovery and other large-scale document management and analysis tasks. He also has developed software systems for the U.S. government, including a business intelligence system for the U.S. military.
Dr. Hyman served as a U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer and was deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received the U.S. Coast Guard Commendation Medal, the U.S. Coast Guard Achievement Medal twice, and the Global War on Terrorism Medal.
He also worked as a criminal trial attorney for over 10 years – as Assistant State Attorney and Senior Public Defender.
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