Category Archives: Machine Learning

Dichotomy between Machine Learning and Business Rules

Prof. Hafedh Mili published an article “On the fallacy of the dichotomy between analytics/machine learning, and business rules“. The main points are: We have been there before Business rules rely on analytics If you need to explain your decisions to someone, you need business rules … Continue reading

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Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning

ThoughtWorks put out an article about Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning: “Machine Learning applications are becoming popular in our industry, however the process for developing, deploying, and continuously improving them is more complex compared to more traditional software, such as … Continue reading

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DMN Can Execute Machine Learning Models

Bruce Silver: “The ability to execute machine learning models is a standard feature of DMN.  From the start, the DMN spec said that in addition to the normal value expressions modeled in FEEL, decisions can execute machine learning models packaged … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Google Search

On Oct. 25 Pandu Nayak, Google Fellow and Vice President of Search, published an article “Understanding Searches Better Than Ever Before“.  “Search is about understanding language. The latest advancements from our research team in the science of language understanding–made possible … Continue reading

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Chaining Machine Learning and Optimization Models

In this article Nathan Brixius describes three relationships between optimization and machine learning: Optimization as a means for doing machine learning Machine learning as a means for doing optimization Using the results of machine learning as input data for an … Continue reading

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The essential complexity of software engineering

In his Oct. 2, 2019 article Andrew Ng wrote: “Despite progress from typewriters to text editors, why is writing still hard to do? Because text editors don’t address the most difficult part: thinking through what you want to say. Programming … Continue reading

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DARPA Explainable AI Program

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Explainable AI (XAI) program:

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