An Intelligent Typing System for Smartphones

Lecture:   An Intelligent Typing System for Smartphones
Lecturer:     Dr. Ben Medlock
Date and time: 23rd September 2013, 6–7:30 p.m.
Place:       FIT CTU in Prague, 9 Thákurova Street, New Building CTU, lecture room T9:107
Language: English


Ben invented an intelligent typing system for smartphones that has transformed the text input industry. The software has become the global best selling app on Android and is preinstalled on tens of millions of mobile devices across the world. Based on advanced natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning, the system adapts to individual language usage and device interaction, making touchscreen typing fast and enjoyable.

Short CV:

Ben is a Co-founder and CTO of SwiftKey, he has developed his expertise in NLP and machine learning during eight years of computer science research, which culminated in a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has reviewed for a number of prominent international journals, and his academic work is published in ACL, the leading conference for NLP research.


Free entrance.

Last modified: 17.9.2013, 14:44