Tag Archive for Machine Learning

Big Data, Machine Learning, and the Drive to Improve

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by Angela Guess Sam Robertson recently wrote in Science 2.0, “The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. One…

Naive Bayes: Letting Your Data Science Be Imperfect

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for TechRepublic, “The quest for perfection often gets in the way of success. For example, Coca-Cola wasted millions on New Coke when the Old Coke was just fine. It might surprise you to learn that a frequently used data science technique can serve as a good reminder for…

The Healthcare Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick recently wrote for HealthITAnalytics, “The Internet of Things seems made for healthcare.  Millions of smart sensors and devices connected through the internet to provide up-to-the-second data on everything from a patient’s heart rate to how many pills they’ve taken that day to the ambient temperature of their hospital room can…

Eric Schmidt on the Data Science Revolution

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by Angela Guess Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google recently wrote in The Huffington Post, “The benefits of digital tools are not limited to the few and privileged. Fishermen off the coast of Africa now use mobile phones to find the market with the best price to sell their catch. Students who once shared…

Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Guess Your Age

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson recently wrote for Computer World, “To demonstrate the new machine learning capabilities in its Azure cloud, Microsoft has set up a website that guesses the ages of people in uploaded photos. The site, How Old Do I Look, is meant to show how easy it is for developers to use…

Machine Learning Goes Mobile

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by Jelani Harper A recent press release from Glassbeam states: “Meru Networks, a market leader in mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that it is expanding its use of Glassbeam’s platform by utilizing its recently-launched machine learning capabilities. Customers, with assistance from Meru, can now use Quality of Experience (QoE) metrics to significantly…

Adatao Announces Machine Learning, NLP Tool Set

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Serdar Yegulalp reports, “Last year, data visualization company Adatao — spearheaded by the former engineering director of Google Apps — announced its Data Intelligence Platform, a tool set for querying Hadoop data that’s meant to be as easy as putting together a document in Google Docs. Today Adatao announced…

Getting Smarter in the Era of Big Data 2.0

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by Angela Guess Entrepreneur contributor Mike Templeman recently wrote, “Unless you were living under a rock for the past 10 years, you’ve probably heard of the term big data. It was a moniker that was given to the industry and school of thought around collecting and visualizing data.  This included analytics, dashboards, graphs and other…

10 Ways Businesses Can Use Machine Learning & NLP Better

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver recently wrote for InfoWorld, “I honestly believe data can save the world if we get out of its way. This getting out of the way of data goes by another name: transparency… Like anyone, I’m often creeped out by items the companies send me that indicate they know a…

Deep Neural Networks Take on the Cocktail Party Problem

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by Angela Guess A recent article in the MIT Technology Review reports, “The cocktail party effect is the ability to focus on a specific human voice while filtering out other voices or background noise. The ease with which humans perform this trick belies the challenge that scientists and engineers have faced in reproducing it synthetically.…