Industry Day PROGRAMME

Below you can download a PDF version of the Industry Day's Programme.

Industry Day will take place in Lecture Theatre 2 in the Teaching and Learning Building, University of Birmingham

Sunday 22nd October 

Arrival Refreshments - 9:00am - 9:20am
Welcome Talk - 9:20am - 9:30am
Session 1 - 9:30am - 10:30am 
LLM applications
Antonio Maiorino, Zoe Padgett, Chun Wang, Misha Yakubovskiy and Peng Jiang
Application and Evaluation of Large Language Models for the Generation of Survey Questions
Dell Zhang, Alina Petrova, Dietrich Trautmann and Frank Schilder
Unleashing the Power of Large Language Models for Legal Applications
Itzik Malkiel, Uri Alon, Yakir Yehdua, Shahar Keren, Oren Barkan, Royi Ronen and Noam Koenigstein
Harnessing GPT for Topic-Based Call Segmentation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales
Refreshment Break - 10:30am - 11:00am 
Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:20pm
Database languages 
Michael Miller
Astrolabe: Visual Graph Database Queries with Tabular Output
Christoph Dorn and Haikal Pribadi
Type theory as a unifiying paradigm for data models
Ling Jiang, Xiaoyu Chu, Saaransh Gulati, Pulkit Garg, Andrew Borthwick and Gang Luo
Proactive and Automatic Detection of Product Misclassifications at Massive Scale
Priyansh Saxena and Manisha R
Vigil: Effective end-to-end monitoring for large-scale recommender systems at Glance
Lunch - 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
Session 3 - 2:00pm - 3:20pm
Comparative study of LLMs
Georgios Balikas
Comparative Analysis of Open Source and Commercial Embedding Models for Question Answering
Roy Eisenstadt, Abedelkader Asi and Royi Ronen
Comparing Fine-Tuned Transformers and Large Language Models for Sales Call Classification: A Case Study
User Modelling
Ikram Boukharouba
From User Activity Traces To Navigation Graph for software enhancement: An Application Of Graph Neural Network (GNN) On a Real-world Non-attributed Graph
Prathyusha Senthil Kumar
Practical Lessons Learned From Detecting, Preventing and Mitigating Negative Experiences in Facebook
Refreshment Break - 3:30pm - 4:00pm 
Session 4 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Learning algorithms
Ze Ye, Dantong Liu, Kaushik Pavani and Sunny Dasgupta
LAMM: Language Aware Active Learning for Multilingual Models
Hacer Turgut, Tan Doruk Yetki, Tayfun Arda Yücel and Ömür Bali
Prod2Vec-Var: A Session Based Recommendation System with Enhanced Diversity
Indranil Bhattacharya, Ze Ye, Kaushik Pavani and Sunny Dasgupta
RT2S: A Framework for Learning with Noisy Labels
Close - 5:00pm - 5:10pm

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