Data Science Economy 2020: Data Vs. Covid
2+ keynotes / 15+ talks
delivered from experts & practitioners

15th – 19th of June 2020, Online, Zagreb, Croatia
Data scientist at Megatrend Business Solutions, Croatia

Domagoj Marić


Domagoj Marić is a data scientist working in Megatrend Business Solutions. He earned his ICT degree at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb. His field of study was Information processing, and he specialized in the field of Information security and cryptography. In the end of his studies he gained a lot of interest for the fields of Natural Language Processing and Web Scraping/Crawling, in which he further refined his knowledge. He is currently working as a data scientist in the development of NLP solutions, primarily virtual assistants, and as a Python developer


Application of Natural Language Processing in business processes

Natural Language Processing is the common subfield of linguistics and artificial intelligence which gives computers the ability to read and understand human languages. This presentation covers the basic concepts, methods and processes of NLP, its use-cases, and an overview of NLP projects we are currently doing in Megatrend Business Solutions.


Introduction to web scraping and web crawling

Web scraping is the automated extraction of specific content from web pages and it always comes with web crawling – the process of automated search (browsing) of the web. The importance of this field comes from the value of the information which you can nowadays find on the Internet. More information and better information are crucial for better business decisions.

This workshop will cover the basic concepts, processes and best practices of web scraping and web crawling, the most popular web scraping tools for Python and will include demonstrations of very popular Python modules like requests and beautifulsoup.