Category Archives: Machine Learning

Typical Example from Machine Learning Practice

“I was asked to help sell machine learning to a bank. They asked us to have a look at predicting failures of their payment system.  They had previous attempts with various technologies and various consulting companies, but they all failed.  … Continue reading

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The Google Brain Team’s Approach to Research

On Sep 13 Jeff Dean, one of the most famous Google researchers, shared this post: “About a year ago, the Google Brain team first shared our mission ‘Make machines intelligent. Improve people’s lives.’ In that time, we’ve shared updates on our work to … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Humor

The current machine learning hype makes some people believe that pouring data into a “big pile of linear algebra” will produce the answers you want. The more data you pour the better answers you get. Contrary, to get useful answers … Continue reading

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A Practical Guide to Machine Learning

Rob Thomas and Jean-François Puget published “A Practical Guide to Machine Learning: Understand, Differentiate, and Apply“. Along with typical Machine Learning traps, it provides practical advises, e.g.: 1) “Move application development from programming to training: instead of writing new code, the … Continue reading

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