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How computers can learn better

Reinforcement learning is a technique, common in computer science, in which a computer system learns how best to solve some problem through …

"Literate computing" and computational reproducibility: IPython in the age of data-driven journalism

As "software eats the world" and we become awash in the flood of quantitative information denoted by the "Big Data" buzzword, it's clear that …

How computers can learn better | Kurzweil

RLPy framework (credit: MIT Aerospace Control Laboratory)<p>Researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) and Computer …

Explore Python, machine learning, and the NLTK library

Develop an app to categorize RSS feeds using Python, NLTK, and machine learning<p>Chris Joakim<br>Published on October 09, 2012<p>New to Python<p>This article is …

Machine Learning

Why I Became a Believer in Artificial Intelligence

I’ve been asked periodically for a couple of decades whether I think artificial intelligence is possible. And I taught the artificial intelligence …

How Google Retooled Android With Help From Your Brain

Author: Robert McMillan. Robert McMillan Business<p>Date of Publication: 02.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>When Google built the latest …

Google team: Self-teaching computers recognize cats

(Phys.org) -- At the International Conference on Machine Learning, which starts today in Edinburgh, participants will hear about Google’s results …

Recommind's Advice for Making Machine Learning Work For Business

It’s easy to get caught up in the mystique of machine learning. After all, what’s not to like about the idea of algorithms sucking up and sorting through the data detritus of our companies’ back alleys like a Roomba Sweeper Vac?<p>The reality is a bit more complex. Like any “breakthrough” technology, …

Democratizing Machine Learning With C#

<b>This is a guest post by Erik Meijer (@headinthebox). He is an accomplished programming-language designer who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at</b> …

Can Super Mario Save Artificial Intelligence?

Human brains are remarkably inefficient in some key ways: our memories are lousy; our grasp of logic is shallow, and our capacity to do arithmetic is dismal. Our collective cognitive shortcomings are so numerous I’ve written a book about them. And yet, in some ways, we continue to far outstrip the …