Category Archives: Machine Learning

Custom R charts coming to Excel

This week at the BUILD conference, Microsoft announced that Power BI custom visuals will soon be available as charts with Excel. You’ll be able to choose a range of data within an Excel workbook, and pass those data to one of the … Continue reading

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Let the AI Benchmarking Wars Begin

On May 2, 2018 a diverse group from academia and industry – Google, Baidu, Intel, AMD, Harvard, and Stanford among them – released MLPerf, a nascent benchmarking tool “for measuring the speed of machine learning software and hardware.” The hope is … Continue reading

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Detecting cancer in real-time with machine learning

Google Research this week revealed an AR microscope (ARM) capable of detecting cancerous cells in real-time with the help of machine learning. Locating cancer with a standard microscope is a difficult and time-consuming process, with a raft of information for doctors to … Continue reading

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Open the Machine Learning Black Box with Rule-based Decision Automation

Francis Friedlander from IBM just published an article with this title. In particular, it says: “Machine learning is best in class to derive customer insight from customer data. Rules consume customer insight and are best in class to make justified … Continue reading

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Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

Google Brain Team: “Recently, we’ve seen many examples of how deep learning techniques can help to increase the accuracy of diagnoses for medical imaging, especially for diabetic eye disease. In “Prediction of Cardiovascular (CV) Risk Factors from Retinal Fundus Photographs via Deep … Continue reading

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Interview with Rich Sutton, the Father of Reinforcement Learning

In December-2017 KDnuggets published an interview with Rich Sutton, the father of Reinforcement Learning. “Reinforcement learning is learning from rewards, by trial and error, during normal interaction with the world. This makes it very much like natural learning processes and … Continue reading

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Andrew Ng launches $175M AI Fund

Andrew Ng is known as the founder of the Google Brain, co-founder of Coursera,  and Baidu’s chief scientist (he also was a presenter in one of our early Decision Camps). Today Andrew Ng is one of the most recognizable names … Continue reading

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