Machine Learning

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How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide

“Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you,” the Oxford philosophy professor John Alexander Smith told his students, in 1914, “save only this: if you work hard and intelligently, you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot.” …

Big Data

Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system

Bad news for crooks: RAVN’s AI speeds up the document-sifting process - and is more accurate than humans<p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had a problem. …

Artificial Intelligence

A Journey Through Time: The Long Prehistory Of Artificial Intelligence

Defecating ducks, talking busts, and mechanised Christs — Jessica Riskin on the wonderful history of automata, machines built to mimic the processes …

Artificial Intelligence

Google open-sources TensorFlow training tools

Over the past year, Google’s TensorFlow has asserted itself as a popular open source toolkit for deep learning. But training a TensorFlow model can …

Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Google just placed yet another bet on the idea that artificial intelligence will remake the world—and throw off wild profits.<p>The company disclosed …

The Deep History of Deep Learning… Part IV – Circa Navigate

LISPs, Languages, Dialects, and Battles<p>When we last left our story, the AI winter had begun and the music had died. Two years before the music had …

Artificial Intelligence to Generate New Cancer Drugs on Demand

Scientists at the Pharmaceutical Artificial Intelligence (pharma.AI) group of Insilico Medicine, Inc, today announced the publication of a seminal …

Google Deep Learning system diagnoses cancer better than a pathologist with unlimited time

It’s hard to think of a job more important that determining whether or not a patient has cancer. Yet the magnitude of the task facing pathologists is so vast that agreement between different clinicians studying the same slides can be as low as 48%.<p>There can be many slides per patient, each of which …

An introduction to Support Vector Machines (SVM)

So you’re working on a text classification problem. You’re refining your training set, and maybe you’ve even tried stuff out using Naive Bayes. But …

Data Science

Using Deep Learning to Reconstruct High-Resolution Audio

Audio super-resolution aims to reconstruct a high-resolution audio waveform given a lower-resolution waveform as input. There are several potential …

Deep Learning

I trained a neural network to create CIA malware codenames

The Central Intelligence Agency is America’s best-known intelligence agency, but it’s still shrouded in secrecy. Thanks to Wikileaks, we’ve learned a lot about its internal workings, particularly when it comes to cyber-espionage. One thing that I’ve come to appreciate is the humorous bent to how …

Deep Learning

Machine learning platforms comparison: Amazon, Azure, Google, IBM

The platform war over machine learning tools is heating up. Use our features comparison chart to see how four top vendors stack up and help you …

Machine Learning

Google's neural network is a multi-tasking pro

Neural networks have been trained to complete a number of different tasks including generating pickup lines, adding animation to video games, and guiding robots to grab objects. But for the most part, these systems are limited to doing one task really well. Trying to train a neural network to do an …

Machine Learning

Want to learn machine learning in 15 minutes? Start here...

<b>How To:</b> If you’ve heard the excitement about machine learning, but aren’t quite sure how it could apply to your business, the best way forward is to …

Data Science

Google launches open source system to make training deep learning models faster and easier

Google's new Tensor2Tensor (T2T) library aims to help businesses and researchers create new machine learning models for translation, parsing, and …

Machine Learning

Google’s Tensor2Tensor makes it easier to conduct deep learning experiments

Google’s brain team is open sourcing Tensor2Tensor, a new deep learning library designed to help researchers replicate results from recent papers in the field and push the boundaries of what’s possible by trying new combinations of models, datasets and other parameters. The sheer number of …

Machine Learning

Google’s TensorFlow Object Detection API, Debian 9, and Redgate’s SQL Clone — SD Times news digest: June 19, 2017

Google wants to give the software development community the ability to add computer vision to their machine learning solutions. The company announced …

Software Development

Generative Topographic Mapping (GTM): R code — All you have to do is just preparing data set (very simple, easy and practical)

I release R code of Generative Topographic Mapping (GTM). They are very easy to use. You prepare data set, and just run the code! Then, GTM can be …

Data Science

GenerativeTopographicMap: Implementation of Christopher Bishop's Generative Topographic Map, a latent variable model for data visualization.

Java Python Other<p>Clone or download<p><i>Branch:</i> master<p>New pull request<p>Latest commit 898e25d joshgev Initial Commit<p>Failed to load latest commit …

Data Science

Kohonen_SOM_Tensorflow

Tensorflow implementation of the Kohonen Self Organizing Map<p>som.py features the complete implementation and a color clustering example.<p>Output from …

TensorFlow - Not Just for Deep Learning - Yuan's Blog

(Chinese translation here (中文) by Xiatian)<p>One time when I was illustrating the code base and architecture of TensorFlow to my friends, they were …

Deep Learning

Google Announces New API That Can Detect and Identify Objects Using Images

Advancing API<p>Attention all developers, researchers, and enthusiasts: Google has announced that they will be releasing a new . API is, simply put, a …

Machine Learning

Drones hunt down rare plants in Hawaii by going where people can't

Endangered plants were found on steep cliffs on the island of Kauaʻi<p>There's something inherently creepy and annoying about drones buzzing over our heads — a frequent backyard irritation in cities like New York. But it turns out, a drone’s spying abilities can be useful: an uncrewed drone discovered …

Drones

Google releases new TensorFlow Object Detection API

Google is releasing a new TensorFlow object detection API to make it easier for developers and researchers to identify objects within images. Google is trying to offer the best of simplicity and performance — the models being released today have performed well in benchmarking and have become …

Machine Learning

A New Age of Intelligent Conversational Interfaces

Two trends are driving massive changes in the technology industry today: First, the rise of conversational mediums such as messaging platforms like …

Chatbots

How to start incorporating machine learning in the enterprise arena

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis are the reality of today’s world.<p>I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend …

Big Data

This Life-Saving AI Is So Good at Predicting Suicide It's Spooky

The algorithm is better than human experts at predicting who will attempt to take their own life.<p>Often, when we hear about artificial intelligence becoming better than humans at a particular job, our first emotion is anxiety. Will robots take over another whole industry, throwing thousands out of …

Artificial Intelligence