Category Archives: Human-Machine Interaction

GPT-3, the latest evolution in language technology – What is the big deal?

Over the summer 2020, the latest language model from OpenAI, called GPT-3, created a lot of buzz around the internet. Both within the AI community and outside people shared links to numerous examples on what GPT-3 could do, ranging from … Continue reading

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Intuit Tax Knowledge Engine

Intuit just published a technical overview of their new Tax Knowledge Engine, the key innovation to make TurboTax smarter and more personalized for 37M+ consumers. First they listed key limitations for the traditional approach that are common for many rules-based … 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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Extracting Data from Templatic Documents

In this article Google researches describe a novel approach using representation learning for tackling the problem of extracting structured information from templatic documents, such as receipts, bills, or insurance quotes. They “propose an extraction system that uses knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Can a human brain hold your life experience?

A human brain is an amazing instrument. It combines huge data storage with massive real-time processing. According to Scientific American [1], the memory capacity of the human brain was reported to have the equivalent of 2.5 petabytes (2500 TB) of memory capacity. This … Continue reading

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AI’s Premier Award 2020 goes to Gene Freuder

The premier AI award, the IJCAI Research Excellence Award, this year goes to Professor Eugene C. Freuder. It is Gene Freuder who said: “We are in the business of helping computers help people make better decisions.” In 1997 in his … Continue reading

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Adding human reviews to machine learning applications

On April 24 Amazon announced the general availability of Augmented Artificial Intelligence (A2I), a fully managed service that makes it easy to add human review to machine learning predictions to improve model and application accuracy by continuously identifying and improving … Continue reading

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Building Decision Optimization Microservices

A new LinkedIn’s post “Building a complete cloud-based Decision Optimization Service” converts our April-2020 Challenge “Doctor Planning” to a complete decision optimization application called “Worker Scheduler“. It demonstrates that using modern cloud-based architecture and popular open-source tools such as JavaSolver, … Continue reading

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AI-Driven Decision Making

This HBR’s article “What AI-Driven Decision Making Looks Like” discusses the evolution of decision-making. Here are the stages: A decision-making model based on human judgement Data-supported decision making A decision-making that utilizes AI A decision-making that combines the power of … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence

The topic of the Ethical Use of AI and Digital Decisioning came up many times during DecisionCAMP-2019 and BRAIN-2019 a week ago. Probably our readers would be interested to read this report “Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence for Actuaries” written … Continue reading

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