Andreas Gertsch

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Why image recognition is about to transform business

At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people in perception.” He then demonstrated an impressive image recognition technology for the blind that can “see” what’s going …

7 Reasons Big Data Analytics initiatives fail

Every business worth its multi-million-dollar tagline wants to understand Big Data Analytics and leverage it. What I have realised is that it takes …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Genealogy

Evaluation of Deep Learning Toolkits

<b>Warning</b>: this research was done in late 2015 with slight modifications in early 2016. Many toolkits have improved significantly since then.<p><b>Abstract.</b> …

Deep Learning

Learning How To Code Neural Networks

This is the second post in a series of me trying to learn something new over a short period of time. The first time consisted of learning how to do …

Python Is Not C: Take Two

When I wrote Python Is Not C 6 months ago I did not imagine that it would be my most popular post ever, with more than 67k views. The conclusion of …

Bayes's Theorem: What's the Big Deal?

I’m not sure when I first heard of Bayes’ theorem. But I only really started paying attention to it over the last decade, after a few of my wonkier …

Machine Learning is Fun!

The world’s easiest introduction to Machine Learning<p><b>Update:</b> <i>This article is part of a series. Check out the full series:</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i><i>,</i></i> …

A Complete Tutorial on Tree Based Modeling from Scratch (in R Python)

Introduction<p>Tree based learning algorithms are considered to be one of the best and mostly used supervised learning methods. Tree based methods …