Monthly Archives: September 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award in Decision Management goes to Dr. Charles Forgy

The first Lifetime Achievement Award in Decision Management goes to Dr. Charles Forgy, the father of rule engines! It was just announced at DecisionCAMP-2018 – see the presentation. Congratulations and a big THANK YOU to Dr. Forgy from all members of … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP-2018 and LuxLogAI start on Sep. 17

DecisionCAMP-2018 starts at the Luxembourg on Sep. 17. The 3-days program is available here. It will feature well-known DM experts and practitioners.  The QnA panel “Real-world Business Decision Modeling” will be held on Sep. 18. The instructions for attendees can … Continue reading

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Sparkling Logic is our new sponsor

DMCommunity welcomes a new premium sponsor Sparkling Logic Inc., a California-based company leading technology innovation in Decision Management. The most recent Sparkling Logic SMARTS Rio release empowers business and data analysts to discover, test, simulate, deploy and continuously improve data-informed business decisions. As usability, … Continue reading

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Challenge Sep-2018 “Balanced Assignment”

This challenge deals with assignment of people to certain activities, for instance: assigning students to project groups or assigning professors to offices.  We are using the problem formulation and test data provided by Prof. Robert Fourer (AMPL). We expect that not … Continue reading

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Google’s What-If Tool for Machine Learning Models

Building effective machine learning (ML) systems means asking a lot of questions. It’s not enough to train a model and walk away. Instead, good practitioners act as detectives, probing to understand their model better: How would changes to a datapoint affect … Continue reading

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How DMN could help to explain ML outcome

Dr Jan Purchase just published an article “Better AI Transparency Using Decision Modeling“, in which he describes several possible ways to provide reasonable explanations to the outcome of machine learning algorithms. Jan without hesitations describes practical limitations of the described approaches.  Jan … Continue reading

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Launch of Dataset Search

Google launched Dataset Search, which can help researchers, scientists, and others around the world find open datasets! Dataset Search lets you find datasets wherever they’re hosted, whether it’s a publisher’s site, a digital library, or an author’s personal web page. The … Continue reading

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