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Challenge May-2021 “COVID Testing”

Our May-2021 Challenge asks you to implement a decision model that determines who should undergo subsequent COVID-19 testing based on a number of symptoms for COVID-19 were identified, such as coughing, sneezing, or fever. Depending on the number of symptoms … Continue reading

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End of Public Updates of Java 8

If you are a vendor or a user of a Java-based BR/DM product, you better upgrade to the latest Java releases as according to Oracle Java SE 8 “has gone through the End of Public Updates process.” Link

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Machine Learning vs. Knowledge Acquisition

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AI Finally Won an Elite Crossword Tournament

Checkers, backgammon, chess, Go, poker, and other games have witnessed the machines’ invasions, falling one by one to dominant A.I.s. Now crosswords have joined them. “Dr. Fill” algorithm wasn’t perfect; it finished the tournament with three errors. But its blazing speed—most puzzles … Continue reading

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DecisionCAMP May-5 Session with Corticon

Corticon compressed over 16,000 rules into just over 1000 rules in our Feb-2021 Challenge – learn how they did it.Date: Wed, May 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST (New York Time) Title: “Compression of Redundant Rules and Other Logical Optimizations” Presenter: Seth … Continue reading

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Training class on decision tables taught by Jan Vanthienen

When representing and analyzing business decisions in real business situations and processes, decision tables have always proven a powerful approach. Decision table methodology, however, is more than putting some rules in a few tables.  Learn about proper methodology, table types, … Continue reading

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KISS Principle for Decision Modeling

The KISS is an abbreviation of “Keep It Short and Simple” or “Keep It Simple, Stupid”. This principle has been a key, and a huge success in years of software engineering. A common problem among software engineers and developers is … Continue reading

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The European approach to trustworthy AI

On April 21 the European Commission proposed new rules and actions aiming to turn Europe into the global hub for trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI). The combination of the first-ever legal framework on AI and a new Coordinated Plan with Member States will guarantee the … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

Prof. Gene Freuder writes about Human-Centered AI: “human-centered”, “human-aware“, “human-AI collaboration” are, rightly, very prominent nowadays. But “everything old is new again”: I ran across an interesting twenty-year-old paper from the European Journal of Operational Research on Human centered processes and decision support … Continue reading

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This robot taught itself to walk

A pair of robot legs called Cassie has been taught to walk using reinforcement learning, the training technique that teaches AIs complex behavior via trial and error. The two-legged robot learned a range of movements from scratch, including walking in a crouch and … Continue reading

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