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Climbing Towards Natural Language Understanding

This paper “Climbing towards NLU: On Meaning, Form, and Understanding in the Age of Data” won the “Best Theme Award” at the ACL2020 AI conference.  “… in contrast to some current hype, meaning cannot be learned from form alone. This … Continue reading

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BPMN/DMN & Test Scenarios Editors on the Chrome Store

Red Hat announced today that the BPMN, DMN open-source Editors for GitHub are available on the Chrome Web store! This allows Practitioners and Business Analysts to review BPMN and DMN assets available on GitHub. Link

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Consuming Optimization models for Operational Decisions

During DecisionCAMP-2020, we had several presentations devoted to incorporation of Optimization Engines in Business Decision Models: 1) Developing Decision Optimization Microservices for Real-World Decision-Making Applications by Jacob Feldman; 2)  cDMN: Combining DMN with Constraint Reasoning by a KU Leuven’s team.

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Consuming ML models for Operational Decisions

During DecisionCAMP-2020 Vendor’s Panel, Guilhem Molines announced availability of new IBM Automation Decisions Services (ADS). This article describes how ADS incorporates Machine Learning in Decision Modeling. Link

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The First Online DecisionCAMP Became a Success

The majority of people who attended our first ever Online DecisionCAMP-2020 say it was a success. We had presenters from 12 countries and 278 registered attendees from 46 countries – see the Program. It will take time to analyze the … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP-2020 starts on June 29

DecisionCAMP-2020 starts on June 29 at 10:30 am EST – see the Program and Schedule. We have presenters from 12 countries and 275 people from 46 countries already registered for this major Business Rules and Decision Management event of the … Continue reading

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BizOps–Aligning Business and IT in Automated Decision-making

In his post with this title,Tom Davenport talks about “BizOps”—a new effort to address and improve the relationship between IT and business. Like other “Ops”—DevOps, AIOps, RevOps, etc.— it’s an aspirational attempt to combine two processes and cultures—business and technology. … Continue reading

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July-2020 Challenge “Spatial Business Rules”

Our July Challenge asks you to implement spatial rules oriented to business users not familiar with GIS APIs. Examples of the rules include: 1) If at least one hospital is within 5 km from the Airport increase Spatial Significance Score … Continue reading

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What comes after Zoom?

Benedict Evans: “There will be video in everything, just as there is voice in everything, and… then it will disappear inside. You don’t necessarily need an account to join a call, and you generally don’t need an application either, especially … Continue reading

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What is emotion AI and why should you care?

An article with this title was published by KDnuggets. “Emotions help us to understand and explore the world. What if we could incorporate emotions into machine learning systems to help inform them?” Link

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