Category Archives: Machine Learning

Chaining Machine Learning and Optimization Models

Machine learning is about predicting, while optimization is about solving (searching for the values of variables that lead to the best outcomes). The latest Nathan Brixius’s post discusses different ways of combining optimization and machine learning: 1. Optimization as a means … Continue reading

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How to use traditional scorecards and AI together

Which works better for modeling credit risk: traditional scorecards or artificial intelligence and machine learning? Given the excitement around AI today, this question is inevitable. The fact is that traditional scorecard methods and AI bring different advantages to credit risk … Continue reading

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Google adds accelerated ML to the embedded devices

Coming this fall. Google will offer small, portable versions of its custom machine learning chips, embedded in boards or USB devices. “The Edge TPU is a small ASIC designed by Google that provides high performance ML inferencing for low-power devices. … Continue reading

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Decisions require judgment

NPR just published an article that says: “Facial recognition software sold by Amazon mistakenly identified 28 members of Congress as people who had been arrested for crimes, the American Civil Liberties Union announced on Thursday. Amazon Rekognition has been marketed as … Continue reading

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Data Science Dead in 5 Years or Less?

Justin B. Dickerson just published an article with the above title (without a question mark): “Did I get your attention? I hope so because we’re facing a significant problem in the data science market that no one is talking about.” … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Yearning

Andrew Ng is regularly updating a draft of his book “ML Yearning“. “Machine learning is the foundation of countless important applications, including web search, email anti-spam, speech recognition, product recommendations, and more. I assume that you or your team is working … Continue reading

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NYT Interview with Benjamin Grosof

New Your Times published an interview with Benjamin Grosof, a leading AI expert and a frequent presenter at RuleML+RR and DecisionCAMP.  While deep learning comes from the statistical side of AI, the interview brings attention to non-deep learning tools such as Prolog, a programming language … Continue reading

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