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Machine Learning Developments That Will Drive Innovation

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by Angela Guess Mehrdad Fatourechi recently wrote for VentureBeat, “Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction. Machine learning (ML) is a computer’s way of learning from examples, and it’s one of the most useful tools we have for the construction…

KMWorld’s 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management

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by Angela Guess KMWorld recently announced its list of 100 companies that matter in knowledge management, and the list includes a number of semantic technology companies with a focus on machine learning, deep learning, or natural language processing. Hugh McKellar writes, “For us here at KMWorld, knowledge management is an attitude, an approach, not an…

Attensity Launches Semantic Annotation Natural Language Processing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Attensity, a leading provider of solutions to surface business intelligence through real-time discovery, today announced Attensity’s Semantic Annotation combined with its Software Development Kit (SDK). This sophisticated parsing engine is designed to integrate into existing enterprise systems to automatically and intelligently extract highly accurate…

Off the MARC, Onto Semantic Search and Linked Data in Libraries

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by Angela Guess Writing for Library Journal, Matt Enis recently stated, “To explain the utility of ­semantic search and linked data, Jeff Penka, director of channel and product development for information management solutions provider Zepheira, uses a simple exercise. Type ‘Chevy Chase’ into Google’s search box, and in addition to a list of links, a…

Powering Deep Learning with GPU Technology

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by Angela Guess Stephen Jones of NVIDIA recently wrote for Scientific Computing, “Deep learning has become popular among researchers, numerous startups and large Internet giants as a method to improve today’s artificial intelligence capabilities, especially in fields such as computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing. Many of the popular deep learning approaches utilize…

Machine Learning is Getting a Whole Lot Easier

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris recently wrote for GigaOM, “A few years ago, there was a shift in the world of machine learning. Companies, such as Skytree and Context Relevant, began popping up, promising to make it easier for companies outside of big banks and web giants to run machine learning algorithms and to do…

Cognitive Scale Launches Industry Cognitive Clouds on IBM Bluemix

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Cognitive Scale today announced the first standards based industry and process centric cognitive cloud applications that will run on the IBM Bluemix platform. The announcement was made at IBM’s largest conference, IBM InterConnect 2015, which has attracted an audience of 20,000 business and…