Tag Archive for Machine Learning

8 Useful Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

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by Angela Guess DesignIMag recently shared its list of the eight best machine learning cheat sheets. The article states, “Machine learning as we all know is a subfield of computer science that has evolved from the study of pattern recognition and computational learning theory in artificial intelligence. It helps in exploring the construction and study…

MetaMind is Giving Machines a Bit of Common Sense

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by Angela Guess Will Knight recently wrote for the MIT Technology Review, “Talking to a machine over the phone or through a chat window can be an infuriating experience. However, several research groups, including some at large technology companies like Facebook and Google, are making steady progress toward improving computers’ language skills by building upon…

Data Science Is NOT Dead: Here’s the Proof

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by Angela Guess Henrik Nordmark recently wrote in Information Age, “I read with some interest, and a fair bit of astonishment, Richard Lee’s recent column alleging that data science is dead. Of course, everyone is entitled to an opinion, but when the central premise of the point you are making is inherently faulty, you should…

Amazon Is Improving Its Review System With Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Ben Fox Rubin reports for CNet, “Amazon is rolling out a big change to its customer reviews system in the US, introducing a new machine-learning platform it developed in-house to surface newer and more helpful reviews. ‘The system will learn what reviews are most helpful to customers…and it improves over time,’ Amazon…

Finding the Best Machine Learning Model For Your Needs

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by Angela Guess Alex Woodie recently wrote for Datanami, “Behind today’s powerful predictive applications are machine learning models that identify patterns in the data. But getting these models trained and tuned is not an easy process. Analytics giant SAS thinks it has a solution with a new offering called Factory Miner that allows you to…

Twitter Acquires Machine Learning Startup Whetlab

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by Angela Guess Writing for VentureBeat, Emil Protalinski reports, “Twitter today announced it has acquired machine learning startup Whetlab. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whetlab’s researchers developed technology at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities to make machine learning ‘better and faster for companies, automatically.’ In short, it made it easier and faster for…

Natural Language Processing Market Worth $13.4 Billion by 2020

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “According to a new market research report “Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) – Worldwide Forecast to 2020″ published by MarketsandMarkets, The Natural Language Processing Market is expected to grow to $13.4 Billion at a CAGR…

Deep Learning Machine Out of China Beats Humans in IQ Test

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by Angela Guess The MIT Technology Review reports, “IQ tests have become a standard feature of modern life and are used to determine children’s suitability for schools and adults’ ability to perform jobs. These tests usually contain three categories of questions: logic questions such as patterns in sequences of images, mathematical questions such as finding…

The Impact Machine Learning Is Having on Science

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by Angela Guess Christopher Nguyen recently wrote in the Adatao blog, “‘Science often follows technology, because inventions give us new ways to think about the world and new phenomena in need of explanation.’ Or so Aram Harrow, an MIT physics professor, counter-intuitively argues in ‘Why now is the right time to study quantum computing.’ He…