Acuity Knowledge Partners Presents Cutting-Edge AI Research for Financial Analysis at AAAI-2024 Conference

Bangalore, 24 April 2024 Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics, staffing, and technology solutions to the financial services sector,  is pleased to announce that their research article, titled "Leveraging Large Language Models for Financial Tables Question-Answering," authored by Krati Gupta, Suraj S. Meghwani, Ramesh Tunga, and David Fellows, has been presented and well received at the 38th Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)-2024 International Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

The research article showcases a modern framework designed to revolutionize financial analysis by ensuring the authentic extraction of data and processing the same from scanned tables. The proposed framework focuses on adaptability and offers seamless integration into multi-content GenAI-based pipelines to meet complex and diverse industry needs. This structure accommodates both off-the-shelf and specialized models, enhancing its applicability across various use cases and ensuring optimal performance in specialized scenarios. The Acuity team presented this research at the AAAI 2024 Workshop on AI in Finance for Social Impact, held on February 26, 2024, which provided a platform for experts from academia and industry to discuss the potential of AI in promoting socially responsible finance.

Presenting at AAAI not only brings prominence to Acuity but also validates the quality and significance of our work in the financial services industry.

Suraj Meghwani, Data Scientist, Acuity Knowledge Partners stated, "Our research represents a significant step forward in leveraging GenAI for financial analysis and addresses the challenges of extracting information with ease and retaining authenticity from financial tables, we aim to enhance analysts' productivity and accuracy in decision-making." The acceptance of Acuity’s research article at AAAI-2024 reflects the recognition and prestige of our commitment to innovation and excellence in AI research and its application. Suraj Meghwani and the team presented the paper at the prestigious event.

We believe that our work at AAAI-2024 presented a lucrative platform to showcase Acuity’s operations and contributions in front of leading scientists, researchers, and industry leaders in field of AI.

At Acuity, we continuously push the boundaries of AI research and implementation and remain dedicated to delivering successful solutions for our clients and the industry. Our commitment to innovation is unwavering, and we are constantly seeking out new ways to improve our products and services, ensuring that we stay at the forefront of this rapidly evolving field.

AAAI Conference is one of the world’s leading conferences in AI. The conference aims to promote research in AI and foster exchange of scientific ideas between scientists, researchers, industrial experts, practitioners, and students across AI and its affiliated disciplines. In financial domain, this year event highlighted AI’s ethical applications, including the promotion of financial inclusion, facilitation of ESG investing, and the development of privacy-preserving solutions.

About Acuity Knowledge Partners

Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity) is a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services sector, including asset managers, corporate and investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms, hedge funds and consulting firms. Its global network of over 6,000 analysts and industry experts, combined with proprietary technology, supports more than 500 financial institutions and consulting companies to operate more efficiently and unlock their human capital, driving revenue higher and transforming operations. Acuity is headquartered in London and operates from 10 locations worldwide. Acuity was established as a separate business from Moody’s Corporation in 2019, following its acquisition by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone). In January 2023, funds advised by global private equity firm Permira acquired a majority stake in the business from Equistone, which remains invested as a minority shareholder.

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