Identifying Medical Personas in Social Media through DL

Pharmaceutical companies use social media platforms for two specific reasons – drug marketing or pharmacovigilance (monitoring the effects of drugs on patients). Both these endeavors require accurate identification. Drug companies need to be able to differentiate medical professionals from regular users for commercial and regulatory reasons. Similarly, drug companies need to ascertain whether a social…


Collaborating with IIIT-H to combat abusive language through deep learning

Winner of the Best Poster Presentation at World Wide Web (WWW) 2017 What happens when machines become a little too human?  In an attempt to learn from observing human interactions, what if a machine picks up and mimics the less savoury elements of our species? Misadventures in machine learning highlight an important problem, viz. the…