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Machine Learning

Machine learning is Big Data being used at its most extreme level, processing vast and disparate data sets at a machine level to find patterns buried within, producing insights beyond human recognition.

Machine Learning

Big data these days is a lot like the Wild West – an untamed, vast vista with untold resources ripe for the plucking. More of it keeps coming; this year, more data will be created than has ever existed before – much of it unstructured. By 2020, forty-four times more

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ConversationsMachine Learning

In the 1990s, anthropologist Robin Dunbar hypothesized that the maximum number of people an individual can personally know and remember is 150 — Dunbar’s number. The specific figure is debated, but it is common sense that the human cognitive capacity to understand relationships at scale has a limit. The larger

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BI & AnalyticsMachine Learning

For those companies who have been collecting machine data for years, an incredible opportunity exists in making this data actionable. Utilizing actionable data can offer an invaluable competitive advantage by enabling companies to streamline operational processes, optimize demand forecasting and better understand their customers’ propensity to buy. In particular, predictive

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Machine Learning

Recommendation systems are ever-present in our lives today. The largest web giants – such as Google, Facebook and Amazon – use algorithms to help you find search results most relevant to you, based on your previous searches and similar data from other users. In fact, pretty much any platform that has

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FeaturedMachine LearningResources

Undoubtedly, 2017 has been yet another hype year for machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). As ML and AI become increasingly ubiquitous in many industries, so does the proof that advanced analytics significantly improve day-to-day operations and drive more revenue for businesses. Yes, it’s true – enterprises worldwide have

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FeaturedFinanceMachine Learning

GDP forecasting for the world’s major economies is no easy task, but new tools and ideas are always offering us ever more pragmatic insights.  For that reason, I am very optimistic about the possibilities that machine learning opens up for us in macroeconomic forecasting. In my work, I try to

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Data ScienceMachine LearningRetail & Consumer

As a research scientist at the German online retail giant Zalando, Dr. Alan Akbik is an expert in Natural Language Processing and Data Extraction. In his work for the company, which at any given moment is handling massive numbers of online transactions in multiple languages, Akbik helps unveil unique insights

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

The standard user flows that currently dictate our interactions with computers are still quite limited, and are only a few years away from becoming unrecognizable. The process of changing this dynamic has already begun in the form of conversational interfaces. They will soon revolutionize how humans interact with machines. Just

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

AI is already making inroads. For example, it’s now helping the human reviewers at The New York Times ferret out the trolls. Unlike the pessimistic view that robots will wipe us from the planet, this is a great example of how AI can ease our everyday lives. Instead of replacing

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Artificial IntelligenceData NativesMachine Learning

DNX-India17 Promo Code (for 20% off on all tickets): KJS20  Valid until October 20th  It’s already less than two weeks until the Data Natives X India conference commences in amazing Mumbai! With the event just around the corner and so many incredible speakers to see, we took the time to talk with one

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