Edgar Altszyler

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

Research areas:

  • 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.