Semantic Technology News, Articles, & Education

Identifying Bias in Machine Learning Algorithms

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by Angela Guess The University of Utah reports for Scientific Computing, “Software may appear to operate without bias because it strictly uses computer code to reach conclusions. That’s why many companies use algorithms to help weed out job applicants when hiring for a new position. But a team of computer scientists from the University of…

Integrating Big Data the Right Way

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by Jelani Harper The true value in incorporating a Big Data initiative into an overall Enterprise Data Management scheme comes from integrating, and in some cases aggregating, external Big Data with more conventional sources of data. Doing so correctly involves accounting for issues of Data Governance, Metadata Management, traceability, and Semantic consistency that frequently require…

National Cancer Institute to Fund Informatics Research Grants

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by Angela Guess GenomeWeb reports, “The National Cancer Institute this week announced that it intends to fund multiple research projects related to the development and management of informatics technologies for cancer research. Among the specific technologies of interest to the agency are ones related to data acquisition and analysis, modeling and simulation, and those that…

MarkLogic, RDF, and the Triple Store

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by Angela Guess Writing for Datanami, Alex Woodie recently noted, “There’s a lot of ways companies are trying to store and analyze data today, but one of the most compelling involves graph analytics. MarkLogic, which supports a variant of the graph database known as a semantic triple store, hopes that a recent update puts this…

Intel is Betting Big on the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Stacey Higginbotham recently wrote for Fortune, “On Wednesday Intel doubled down on the Internet of things with a presentation by Diane Bryant, who heads up Intel’s data center group (which brings in $14 billion in annual sales for the chip maker) and Doug Davis, who handles Intel’s Internet of things group. The…

Improving Video Surveillance with Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Rachel Metz recently wrote for MIT Technology Review, “A startup is making home video monitoring smart enough to figure out whether a dog, cat, or package is heading up your walkway. Camio, which offers an app that lets a smartphone or tablet act as a surveillance camera and works with some individual…

Industry 4.0 v. The Industrial Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, recently wrote for Automation World, “In most cases, the terms Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are used interchangeably. But these two terms, though referring to similar technologies and applications, have different origins and meanings. That’s why I think it’s important to understand the…

Lotame Unveils Semantic Classification Tool

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by Angela Guess An article out of the company reports, “Lotame, a data management platform (DMP) that lets marketers, agencies, and publishers harness audience data to make smarter business decisions, today debuted a new Semantic Classification Tool built into its core DMP. The proprietary tool crawls the content of web pages to identify keywords, which…

How to Prep Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Pierre Frick of EnterpriseDB recently wrote in Data Center Knowledge, “Today, open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT [Internet of Things]. As Gartner noted in its April 2015 report, State of Relational Open Source RDBMSs…