Apache NLPCraft - Breaking Years Of Dogma in NLP

Aaron Radzinski, Nikita Ivanov

English Session 2021-08-06 15:30 GMT+8  #incubator

Apache NLPCraft (incubating) is an open source library for adding natural language Interface to modern applications. It enables people to interact with your products using voice or text. In this presentation we will provide an in-depth overview of NLPCraft, the history of the project roots, as well as comprehensive live coding demonstration of its key features. The presentation is targeted at an advanced audience although prior experience with machine learning or NLP is not required. Presentation can be adjusted from 45 mins to 90 minutes in length.


Aaron Radzinski: 10 year veteran of NLP battles in various projects. One of the founding members of Apache NLPCraft community.

Nikita Ivanov: Nikita Ivanov is the founder and CTO of GridGain Systems. Nikita provides the vision and leadership at GridGain to develop the world’s top in-memory computing platform, now used by thousands of organizations around the globe to power business-critical systems and enable digital transformation initiatives.

A member of Apache Software Foundation, Nikita was a founding contributor of Apache Ignite and Apache NLPCraft projects and an active member of their respective communities. Nikita also participates in the Linux Foundation as part of the technical committee for the Centaurus project.

Nikita has over 20 years of experience in software application development, building HPC and middleware platforms, contributing to the efforts of other startups and notable companies including Adaptec, Visa and BEA Systems. Nikita was one of the pioneers in using Java technology for server side middleware development while working for one of Europe’s largest system integrators in 1996.

He is an active member of Java middleware community, contributor to the Java specification, and holds a Master’s degree in Electro Mechanics. He lives and works in California.