Thursday, March 21, 2019

How AI and Machine Learning Are Improving Manufacturing Productivity

Engineers at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s Factory 2050 in Sheffield, UK are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to learn what machine utilization looks like on the workshop floor. The aim is to create a...

Machine Learning Engineer vs. Data Scientist—Who Does What?

The roles of machine learning engineer vs. data scientist are both relatively new and can seem to blur. However, if you parse things out and examine the semantics, the distinctions become clear. At a high...

McAfee CTO Steve Grobman is Wary of AI Models for Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence continues to permeate the information security industry, but Steve Grobman has reservations about the technology's limitations and effectiveness. Grobman, senior vice president and CTO of McAfee, spoke about the evolution of artificial intelligence at the...

For Governments Turning to AI, Five Dimensions to Consider

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning gain momentum, an increasing number of government agencies are considering or starting to use them to improve decision making. Some examples of compelling applications include those that identify...

AI Useful in Diagnosing Melanoma, But Train Data Well for Best Results

The healthcare system’s continuous overhaul has prompted organizations to recruit artificial intelligence (AI) to aid in earlier, more accurate diagnoses while improving overall population management. AI’s ability to diagnose melanoma with higher fidelity illustrates...

Social Scientists Use Transfer Learning to Kick-Start Deep Learning Projects

Social scientists are increasingly adopting machine learning methods to analyze large amounts of text, images and other kinds of data. These methods, which include different types of deep learning models, allow researchers to measure important...

MIT Analyzed 16,625 Papers to Figure Out Where AI is Headed Next

Almost everything you hear about artificial intelligence today is thanks to deep learning. This category of algorithms works by using statistics to find patterns in data, and it has proved immensely powerful in mimicking human skills such as...

‘Zillow Prize’ winners get $1M and bragging rights for beating the Zestimate for home...

If the winners of the Zillow Prize decide to spend their $1 million winnings on a new house, at least they’ll know that the Zestimate on whatever they’re looking at is a little more accurate thanks...

AI is Moving into Clinical Trials, Changing the Paradigm

The carefully-regulated clinical trials industry is moving into AI and machine learning cautiously, concerned that the application of AI algorithms leads to improved results for patients and not negative outcomes. Francis Kendall, Senior Director at...

How a Feel-Good AI Story Went Wrong in Flint: A Promising Machine-Learning Model Abandoned

More than a thousand days after the water problems in Flint, Michigan, became national news, thousands of homes in the city still have lead pipes, from which the toxic metal can leach into the...






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