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Foltz, Peter

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  • Dr. Peter Foltz's work covers reading comprehension and writing skills, 21st century skills learning, large-scale data analytics, artificial intelligence and uses of machine learning and natural language processing for educational and clinical assessments. Much of his work has focused on techniques for automatically analyzing the meaning of language through writing and speaking. The approaches are used for assessing abilities, for providing feedback, and for understanding underlying cognitive mechanisms in the brain. The methods he has pioneered are used by millions of student annually to improve achievement, expand access, and make learning materials more affordable. Peter is an experienced leader in academic and industry research settings with a history of leading innovative research and development teams resulting in the transition from ideas to proofs of concept to revenue generating products.


  • 21st Century skills learning, data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, clinical assessments


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