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The Two (Conflicting) Definitions of AI

Summary:  There are two definitions currently in use for AI, the popular definition and the data science definition and they conflict in fundamental ways.  If you’re going to explain or recommend AI to a non-data scientist, it’s important to understand the difference.

 

For a profession as concerned with accuracy as we are, we do a really poor job at naming things, or at least being consistent in the naming.  “Big Data” – totally misleading…

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Added by William Vorhies on November 27, 2018 at 8:23am — No Comments

The Best Opportunities in AI for Data Scientists

Summary:  Looking for your next job in an early stage company but want to make sure your startup has staying power.  Follow the expert rankings by CB Insights that also show us the changing trends in how AI startups should be focusing their offerings.

 

Let’s suppose you’re early in your data science career and your credentials…

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Added by William Vorhies on November 5, 2018 at 4:18pm — No Comments

The Case for Just Getting Your Feet Wet with AI

Summary:  Even if you’re not big enough to have a full blown data science group that shouldn’t hold you back from benefiting from AI.  The market has evolved so that there are now industry and process specific vertical applications available from 3rd party AI vendors that you can implement.  There are just a few things to look out for.

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Added by William Vorhies on October 23, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

AI in Healthcare - Ethical Considerations

Given the touting of recent analytic and machine learning results in healthcare, why haven't doctors been replaced by computers yet? The truth is that there are many obstacles that stand in the way of implementing  analytics in healthcare. Ethical issues introduced by this technology are also fiercely debated and must be considered. Finally, while obstacles imply a possibility of being overcome, there are also limitations to this technology,…

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Added by Vik Kumar on October 13, 2018 at 11:55am — No Comments

Practicing ‘No Code’ Data Science

Summary:  We are entering a new phase in the practice of data science, the ‘Code-Free’ era.  Like all major changes this one has not sprung fully grown but the movement is now large enough that its momentum is clear.  Here’s what you need to know.

 

We are entering a new phase in the practice of data science, the ‘Code-Free’…

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Added by William Vorhies on October 9, 2018 at 9:54am — 3 Comments

Ad hoc analysis: BI's fast food problem

(This article originally appeared on the…

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Added by Matthew Gierc on October 4, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Democratizing Deep Learning – The Stanford Dawn Project

Summary:  How about we develop a ML platform that any domain expert can use to build a deep learning model without help from specialist data scientists, in a fraction of the time and cost.  The good news is the folks at the Stanford DAWN project are hard at work on just such a platform and the initial results are extraordinary.

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Added by William Vorhies on September 4, 2018 at 8:02am — No Comments

New book: Machine Learning Algorithms Second Edition

The second edition (fully revised, extended, and updated) of Machine Learning Algorithms has been published (Packt).

From the back cover:

Machine learning has gained tremendous popularity for its…

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Added by Giuseppe Bonaccorso on September 2, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

3 ways to fight congestive heart failure using artificial intelligence

 

Objective

Congestive heart failure (CHF) has been called an "epidemic" and a "staggering clinical and public health problem" (Roger, 2013). It can be defined as the impaired ability of the ventricle to fill or eject with blood.  Consequences include difficulty breathing, coughing fits, leg swelling, decreased quality of life, and ultimately death.  As life expectancy increases globally, we can only expect to see this syndrome more frequently.  Fortunately, the advents of…

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Added by Vik Kumar on August 28, 2018 at 3:17am — No Comments

The Artificial Neural Networks handbook: Part 2

In last part we have seen the basics of Artificial intelligence and Artificial Neural Networks. As mentioned in the last part this part will be focused on applications of Artificial neural networks. ANN is very vast concept and we can find its…

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Added by Jayesh Bapu Ahire on August 25, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

From Strategy to Implementation – Planning an AI-First Company

Summary:  Our recent series of articles on AI strategies shows the options available for the strategic direction of your AI-first company.  Here are some thoughts on moving from strategy to implementation, including some useful tools to help in planning.

 

Hope you’ve been following our latest series of articles describing and…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 7, 2018 at 7:25am — 1 Comment

Comparing the Four Major AI Strategies

Summary: Now that we’ve detailed the four main AI-first strategies:  Data Dominance, Vertical, Horizontal, and Systems of Intelligence, it’s time to pick.  Here we provide side-by-side comparison and our opinion on the winner(s) for your own AI-first startup.

 

In our last several articles we’ve taken a tour of the four major…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 31, 2018 at 8:20am — No Comments

Comparing AI Strategies – Systems of Intelligence

Summary:  The fourth and final AI strategy we’ll review is Systems of Intelligence (SOI).  This is getting nearly as much attention as the Vertical strategy we previously reviewed.  It’s appealing because it seems to offer the financial advantages of a Horizontal strategy but its ability to create a defensible moat requires some fine tuning.

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Added by William Vorhies on July 24, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Comparing AI Strategies – Vertical vs. Horizontal

Summary:  Getting an AI startup to scale for an IPO is currently elusive.  Several different strategies are being discussed around the industry and here we talk about the horizontal strategy and the increasingly favored vertical strategy.

 

Looks like there’s a problem brewing in AI startup land.  While AI is most certainly…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 17, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

8 Real-Life Applications of Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce

Amazon is every online retailer’s forbidding nightmare. Last year, it dominated 44 percent of the US eCommerce market and about 4 percent of all domestic retail sales. One Click Retail, an eCommerce analysis provider, explains its dominance with the fact that millennials, Amazon’s core demographic, are getting older and starting to spend more. Moreover, advanced marketing capabilities for sellers, developments in Alexa, and pioneering in applications of the hottest technologies make it…

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Added by Maryna Ivakhnenko on July 11, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

What is the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and what is the difference between them?

What is an artificial intelligence (AI)?

Most of us can not imagine a single day without a computer. With the rapid development of technology, various devices that simplify people's lives become more accessible. This is also connected with modern computers, which are capable of providing impressive fast processing of information.

     Modern business uses the full potential of information technology. This allows you to store important data and manage it…

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Added by Barbara Elliott on June 21, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

How Artificial Intelligence Has Influenced E-Commerce – The Retailer’s Story

Artificial Intelligence

Never before have customers been more in control of the retail trade than today. But are they really? Or has the retailer wrested control of the exchange? Let’s revisit this in the light of new technologies and sensors deployed in this “game”.

In the sixties through the eighties, the Sears, Walmart and K-mart kind of super stores aggregated purchase information to decide what to buy and stock their shelves. Improving…

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Added by Hemant Warudkar on May 14, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

AI needs further demystification and democratisation

Two particular events directed my attention recently to the importance to democratise information about AI into governence and popular culture. The first was a congressional hearing of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (the Cambridge Analytica story) where he at some point had to explain rather basic principles on Facebook’s revenue model. The second was a recent EU parliament panel (October 2017) organized by STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment) on AI aimed to prepare audiences for…
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Added by Serge Audenaert on April 29, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Natural Language Understanding (NLU) in Fraud Risk Management – a case study

I.  Introduction

This is a continuation of my previous blog, “Natural Language Understanding – Application Notes with Context Discriminant”. 

Background:

Natural Language Understanding (NLU) is a subtopic of Natural Language Processing (NLP). Successful implementations of NLU are difficult because of limitations in prevailing technology. SiteFocus solved these limitations with a new approach to NLU. This approach has been successfully…

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Added by Sing Koo on April 10, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Soccer and Machine Learning: 2 hot topics for 2018

How good is a certain soccer player? Let’s find out applying Machine Learning to Fifa 18!

I’m sure you’ve probably heard about the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup in Russia everywhere during the last few months. And, if you are a techy too, I guess you also have realized that Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are buzzwords too. So, what better way to get ready for the World Cup than by practicing in a project that combines these two hot…

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Added by Regiane Folter on March 28, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

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