Edgar Altszyler received his doctoral degree in physics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), and its Bachelor and master degree in physics at Instituto Balseiro. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at the Applied Artificial Intelligence Lab, UBA . His research focuses on the application of text mining and machine learning techniques to the study of social and cultural behavior, psychology and mental health. Edgar Altszyler also works as a data science consultant for Fundacion Sadosky and as a professor of text mining in the Data Mining MS. Program at UBA
- Data science applied to public health.
- Automatic posts’ triage (severity classification) in forums and social network.
- Quantitative analysis of cultural trends in large textual corpora. We are particularly interested in analyzing gender stereotypes in movies.
- Word embeddings dependency with corpus specificity, size, and dimensionality.