Monthly Archives: March 2019

Grammarly for Developers?

AI tools for code review and bug patching are getting better and better. A Zurich-based company DeepCode claims that they developed a “Grammarly for developers”, a tool that looks a lot like familiar code vetting apps in use today, and … Continue reading

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Explaining Decision Optimization Recommendations

Explainability is a hot topic. Decision models are used to trigger recommendations such as “accept” or “refuse” a loan, but they also need to explain WHY they recommended certain decisions. Alain Chabrier from IBM DecisionOptimization team uses Portfolion Allocation problem … Continue reading

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Dynamic Questionnaires from Sparkling Logic

Sparkling Logic introduces Dynamic Questionnaires (DQs) for web applications that collect information for making near real-time decisions based on user responses and business policies. Learn more about the latest Sparkling Logic’s release and register for the upcoming webinar.

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MISMO® Recommends DMN™ Standard

MISMO, the mortgage industry’s standards organization, recommended the use of the Decision Model and Notation (DMN) standard for documentation, implementation, execution and exchange of business rules and decisions across the mortgage industry. Link

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Modeling and Solving Scheduling Problems with CP Optimizer

The Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem (RCPSP) is a classical problem among the myriad scheduling problems studied both in academia and in industry. Philippe Laborie, a principal scientist at IBM, describes how it can easily be modeled and efficiently solved using … Continue reading

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Remembering Egon Balas

Egon Balas, a pioneer in integer and disjunctive programming, died on March 18, 2019. He was 96. His life included two imprisonments for joining the communist party to oppose the Nazis during World War II. He later became one of … Continue reading

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Google Announced a new Speech Recognizer

Google has announced the rollout of an end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer based on the latest machine learning capabilities. “Our new all-neural, on-device Gboard speech recognizer is initially being launched to all Pixel phones in American English only. Given the … Continue reading

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