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Fred Mailhot

Fred studied Linguistics and Computer Science at McGill University (Montreal, Canada), and went to graduate school in Cognitive Science at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), specializing in computational phonology. After a year of post-doctoral research at The Ohio State University, he worked for a year with Google's Speech Team as a Data Ops Specialist, and was subsequently hired at About.com as a Research Scientist (NLP). Since 2013 he has been a Data Scientist (NLP) on the Search Intelligence team at Ask.com, focusing on text classification and natural language processing.