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Is Zero Closer to Eight or to One?

Jul 8, 2020 |

Is zero closer to eight or to one? Is this a three or a five? This was the type of question we were pondering a few weeks ago when we examined the results of an image classification application. Read more…

Facebook Releases Another Deep Learning Tool

May 22, 2019 |

Facebook has released to open-source developers a deep learning framework that does double duty for computer vision and language tasks.

Built on its PyTorch framework, Facebook is positioning Pythia as supporting “multitasking” for vision and language “multimodal AI models.” Among its capabilities are identifying visual data and automatically generating image captions, company developers said this week. Read more…

Toward ‘Biologically Plausible’ AI

Apr 9, 2019 |

In the latest attempt at understanding the mechanism(s) by which machines learn, and AI researcher and a neuroscientist probed for similarities in the computational properties between deep neural networks and human brain. Read more…

Accelerating Neural Network Design

Mar 28, 2019 |

The design of a neural network architecture remains a daunting problem, requiring human expertise and lots of computing resources. The soaring computational requirements of neural architecture search (NAS) algorithms used in developing neural network frameworks make it difficult to search architectures such as ImageNet. Read more…

Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

Jun 16, 2016 |

Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. Read more…

Kaggle Tackles Whale of an Identification Problem

Oct 20, 2015 |

Kaggle has hosted lots of different data science competitions over the years, but none quite like the one launched by NOAA Fisheries earlier this year. The government agency, with financial support from MATLAB creator MathWorks, is sponsoring a data science competition on Kaggle to see who can create the best algorithm for identifying individual right whales. Read more…

The Big Data Inside Amazon’s New Fire Phone

Jun 20, 2014 |

The new Fire phone that Amazon launched this week looks like your ordinary black smartphone, with a bright 4.7-inch screen, sharp 1080p camera, and stereo speakers. But this little device does some stuff that Google and Apple haven’t tried yet in the area of text, sound, and image recognition on a massive scale. Read more…

GPU-Powered Tagging Service ‘Gets’ the Big Picture

May 20, 2014 |

Picture sharing has blossomed on the Internet, thanks to the ubiquitous camera-phone, 4G cell service, and social media sites like Pintrest and Instagram. However, the ability of organizations to interpret and understand those publicly shared image files en masse has not kept up with the volume. Read more…