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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

Training with historical data! Surely, you’re joking says the IoT asset that just got connected

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  • Priya Sharma – Sr. Data Scientist -IoT Analytics, SAS Institute Inc.
  • Saurabh Mishra – Product Management, IoT, SAS Institute Inc.

June 12, 2020

Description: Majority of AI approaches are based on the construct of training against historical data and then inferencing new data. While this is a sound and proven approach, a lot of IoT assets coming online don’t have historical data and we don’t necessarily have the time to wait.

Modern Machine…

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Added by Jane Howell on June 12, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - Implementation using R (Part 2)

This the second part of Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning). If you would like to understand the RL, Q-learning, and key terms please read Part 1.

In this part, we will implement a simple example of Q learning using the R programming language from scratch. It is expected from you to understand the basics of R programming and complete the reading of Part 1 of this article.

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We are coding the algorithms using the R base package…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - An Introduction (Part 1)

Have you heard about AI learning to play computer games on their own and giving tough competitions to expert Human gamers?

A very popular example being Deepmind whose AlphaGo program defeated the South Korean Go world champion in 2016. Other than this there are other AI agents developed with the intent of playing Atari games like…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 7:51pm — 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

Gamification and Simulation in Education and Corporate Learning

In the article, we talk about the benefits of gamification in training, why it’s becoming a necessity in the Education field and what are some brightest examples of gamification software across the world.

Why is education not effective without gamification? Psychology, social impact and technology hidden…

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Added by Mariana Muzyka on May 25, 2020 at 5:53am — No 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

How to maintain Model Effectiveness after deployed

How to maintain Model Effectiveness after deployed

When we ready to deploy a good predictive model which given a good accuracy score on training and testing dataset, there is one more problem to solve.  How long will this model effectively solve the problem with the same high accuracy and what is the strategy to maintain the model accuracy. We also need to…

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Added by Ramesh on May 17, 2020 at 11:32am — 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

For Better or Worse Analytics and Data Science are Converging

Summary:  Analytic Platforms are rapidly being augmented with features previously reserved for data scientists.  They are presented as easy to use but require substantial data literacy and advanced DS skills for the most complex.  Business users and analysts can pursue more complex problems on their own, but need good oversight.

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Added by William Vorhies on May 4, 2020 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Time for a Chatbot Tune-Up

Summary:  Now that you have a little time for introspection, how about reviewing the performance of your chatbots.

 

Chances are this lock down period has given you a little more time for introspection and observation than you had before.  Let me suggest that this would be a good time to take a look at how your…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 28, 2020 at 11:12am — No Comments

Role Of AR/VR Technology In The Future Of eLearning

The eLearning industry is already surging on today’s words and finding ways to enhance the learning experience through leading technologies that are loved by many. Recently eLearning has embraced AR/VR technology which has changed the whole dynamics of what learning is.…

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Added by Bhupinder Kour on April 28, 2020 at 12:40am — No Comments

How COVID-19 is Likely to Change Your AI Strategy

Summary:  COVID-19 and the changes it creates in the business environment for the next 12 to 24 months means our current AI strategies need to thoroughly reviewed and probably retargeted.

 

Whether you are a Zoom-connected CXX level living out your WFH isolation or one the ‘fortunates’ in essential industries…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 21, 2020 at 10:53am — No Comments

Model Transparency and the Complication of Model-Based vs Model-Free Learning

Summary:  High stakes models like those that allocate scarce resources to competing hospitals are headline news.  New thinking contrasting model-based versus model-free learning are emerging to describe new conditions we must consider before building or evaluating those models.

 

At this point we’re all…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 13, 2020 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Wind Turbine Surface Damage Detection using Deep Learning Algorithm

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Added by Ramesh on April 10, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Predictability of Life Outcomes - Guess We Can’t Predict Everything

Summary: Whether trying to predict the life outcomes of disadvantaged kids or to model where ventilators will be most needed, a little humility is in order.  As this study shows, the best data and the broadest teams failed at critical predictions.  Getting the model wrong, or more importantly using it in the wrong way can hurt all of us.

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Added by William Vorhies on April 6, 2020 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Binge Watching “The History of Artificial Intelligence”

Summary:  An interesting documentary about the earliest days of AI/ML and my alternate take on how we should really be describing the development of our profession to the newly initiated.

 

What could be more natural in these days of the Corona Virus than binge watching great videos.  I was intrigued by a…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 30, 2020 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

Building a COVID-19 Vulnerability Index

Summary: Since COVID-19 is occupying most of our thoughts these days, it seems appropriate to highlight where AI/ML is making a contribution to getting us out of our homes and back to work. 

 

Since COVID-19 is occupying most of our thoughts these days, it seems appropriate to highlight where AI/ML is making a…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 24, 2020 at 8:40am — 2 Comments

How Does Big Data Make E-learning Better?

Of the many advanced tools, the evolution of technology has empowered humanity with; e-learning is decidedly among the most crucial ones. Online learning has immediately expanded the scope of not only who can access invaluable knowledge, but also from where they can do it, which is anywhere. Combine just these two benefits, and it becomes clear why e-learning is such a rage. And even though it is a progressive concept on its own, but if there’s one learning from the technology it can be made…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on March 17, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

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