Atreya Shankar is scientific researcher in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at the Information Systems Lab in the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He has a strong interest in explainability within modern Machine Learning paradigms, with a recent focus in approximating and simplifying Deep Learning models into transparent counterparts.
Atreya holds a M.Sc. in Cognitive Systems (University of Potsdam, 2021) and a B.Sc. in Environmental Management (Brandenburg University of Technology, 2018). Besides NLP research, Atreya enjoys open-source development and contributes to projects related to the Linux operating system. He is still in search of hobbies away from his desk.