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All Blog Posts Tagged 'ML' (76)

How to Overcome Web Scraping Challenges With AI & ML Technology



Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are already being leveraged for increased efficiency and greater success in public web data-gathering operations.



It’s not a secret that web scraping can be complex and challenging. Part of that challenge is the fact that much of the process consists of repetitive and…

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Added by Julius Cerniauskas on January 21, 2021 at 4:00am — No Comments

Why do you need trustable data?

Trustable data is defined as data that comes from reliable sources and used according to its intended and delivered in the appropriate formats and time frames for the specific users.



Trustable data helps in effective decision making. The properties mentioned in the definition makes data trustworthy for effective decision making.

Trust Factors of data:

Trustable data are good only if they meet certain basic requirements. Here are some of the…

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Added by Indhu on December 22, 2020 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Is AI Getting Boring? And Some Thoughts on the Future of AI.

Summary:  Things are getting repetitious and that can be boring.  Still, looking at lessons from the 90s it’s clear there are at least one or two decades of important economic advances that will based on our current AI/ML.  Then some thoughts on where that next really huge breakthrough will come from that will return our initial excitement.

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Added by William Vorhies on December 8, 2020 at 11:12am — No Comments

Using an AI COE (Center of Excellence) to Bridge from Experimentation to Mastery

Summary:  There is now sufficient experience among mid and large sized companies starting their AI journey to identify a single best practice for moving from AI experimentation to scale-up: the AI COE (Center of Excellence).

 

 

If you are a mid-sized business, government organization, or educational…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 2, 2020 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Intelligent Automation – Just Add AI to your RPA

Summary:  Let’s start by clarifying the difference between RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and IA (Intelligent Automation).  Then we’ll show why AI/ML inside Intelligent Automation is the secret sauce that really makes this work.

 

As we’ve tracked the adoption of AI/ML across industries…

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Added by William Vorhies on November 18, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

What is the significance of data quality?

With the digital world growing competitive by the day, everyone is trying to understand their customers better and make finance, product development, and marketing decisions based on real data for a better return on investment (ROI). If you don’t make use of data, there is a chance you will lag behind or, at least, use more money and energy to keep up with your data-driven competitors. That said, data needs to be accurate and of high quality to be useful. Bad data is inaccurate, unreliable,…

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Added by Indhu on November 10, 2020 at 9:44pm — No Comments

AI/ML Applications in Law and Compliance

Summary:  Some industries are a clear slam-dunk for AI/ML applications and some less so.  The legal, regulatory, and compliance businesses (law firms, internal legal departments, and the contract review and regulatory compliance departments of heavily regulated industries) fall in this last category.  This is a review of seven companies found by TopBots to be successful; pointing to opportunities others can follow.

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Added by William Vorhies on November 4, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Digital Dreams – Analog Processes

  • Your in-house data science team is not the exclusive source of AI/ML based improvements. 
  • Process Re-engineering is gaining new life as a way to optimize data processes.…
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Added by William Vorhies on October 24, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Simple Easy Solution for Eliminating Bias from Models

Summary: This is a discussion of social injustice, real or perceived, promulgated or perpetuated by machine learning models.  We propose a simple solution based on wide spread misunderstanding of what ML models can do.

 

This is a discussion of social injustice, real or perceived, promulgated or perpetuated by…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 11, 2020 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Data Science Opportunities in the Age of COVID

Summary:  The annual Burtch Works salary survey with data through April shows that opportunities and salaries are still excellent for both new and experienced data scientists.  They also offer some anecdotal observations about the impact of the first few months of COVID on our work and opportunities.

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Added by William Vorhies on September 1, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Machine Learning: How it Improves Performance Engineering

Enterprise software, as well as other kinds, remains a complicated endeavor, thus necessitating the use of modern means to gauge, analyze, and adapt their performance. And one of the most popular technologies in the performance engineering market right now is machine learning. Since it has demonstrated an unparalleled ability to not only help foresee performance issues and fix them. When used in the right manner — this combination can also help performance engineering teams to steer clear of…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on August 30, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

LEEP: Measuring Transferability of Learned Representations

Summary:  Transfer Learning (TL) may be the most important aid to adoption of deep learning in the last several years.  This new LEEP measure predicts the accuracy of the transfer and should make TL faster, cheaper, and better.

 

What is the single most important innovation in deep learning in the last several…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 21, 2020 at 10:26am — No Comments

The Census Bureau Says Less Than 9% of US Companies are Using AI! Really?

Summary:  Less than 9%?  What this study really shows and what we should take away from it.

 

Wow.  Less than 9%!  Can this be true?  Well according to a large scale survey study conducted by the US Census Bureau it’s actually a…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 3, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

8 Most-Used Data Science and Machine Learning Services for 2020

In the era of the Internet, the ability to crunch large amounts of data and process it with speed and efficiency has become essential for businesses to survive. But you try sitting down and going through all that data by hand: you'll get done sometime in the year 2050 if you're lucky.

That's where machine learning comes to the rescue. But…

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Added by Or Hillel on July 22, 2020 at 9:59pm — 1 Comment

Racial Bias in Modeling – Not as Simple as You Might Think

Summary:  Bias in modeling has long been a public concern that is now amplified and focused on the disparate treatment models may cause for African Americans.  Defining and correcting the bias presents difficult issues for data scientists that need to be carefully thought through before reaching conclusions.

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Added by William Vorhies on June 29, 2020 at 11:31am — No Comments

Explaining Data Science to a Non-Data Scientist

Summary:  Explaining data science to a non-data scientist isn’t as easy as it sounds.  You may know a lot about math, tools, techniques, data, and computer architecture but the question is how do you explain this briefly without getting buried in the detail.  You might try this approach.

 

We’ve all been…

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Added by William Vorhies on June 2, 2020 at 9:40am — 3 Comments

Do You Need an AI Product Manager

Summary:  What is an AI Product Manager and how do you know when you need one.

 

The role of Product Manager (PM) can mean many things dependent on the specifics of the company, its markets, its channels, and the variety of its products.  It’s almost impossible to put a single label on the responsibilities of a…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 25, 2020 at 10:23am — 2 Comments

KISS – Complex DNN Techniques are Not the Improvements They’re Reported to Be

Summary:  In a comprehensive study of 18 recently presented DNN advancements in top-N recommenders, only 7 presented sufficient data to allow reproduction.  Worse, of the 7 that could be reproduced none showed an actual improvement over simple linear and KNN techniques when those were properly optimized.

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Added by William Vorhies on May 19, 2020 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Will DNNs Ever Really be Explainable?

Summary: As we have become ever more enamored with DNNs, and their accuracy and utility has been paced only by their complexity we will need to answer the question of whether we will ever really be able to explain what goes on inside.

 

As we have become ever more enamored with DNNs, and their accuracy and…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 11, 2020 at 2:41pm — No Comments

The Influence of AI and ML on Online Education

The world has been witness to some profound changes over the past couple of decades. For example, we can shop for furniture without needing to leave our house or even send money halfway across the world with a few taps on your smartphone’s screen. However, there is one aspect of human existence that has undergone some of the most profound changes of them all — learning. Yep. Today, education is no more confined to schools, colleges, or other educational facilities. Today, students have not…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on May 6, 2020 at 8:52pm — No Comments

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