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Become an NLP Expert and Do More with Your Data!

You know you should be doing more with your language data, and you’ve got a strong suspicion that you’re missing out on some valuable insights as a result. Likewise, even though you’re familiar with AI and natural Read more…

Experts Disagree on the Utility of Large Language Models

Large language models like OpenAI’s GPT-3 and Google Brain’s Switch Transformer have caught the eye of AI experts, who have expressed surprise at the rapid pace of improvement. However, not everybody is jumping onto the bandwagon, and others see significant limitations in the new technology, as well as ethical implications. Read more…

Give Your ECommerce Operation a Data Science Boost

Many retail stores remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, forcing countless outlets to move their operation online, many for the first time. With eCommerce retail becoming an increasingly competitive space, data sci Read more…

Using Genetic Grammar, MIT NLP Model Examines How Viruses Escape

As the COVID-19 pandemic crosses the one-year mark, its various mutations are increasingly dominating headlines. Part of this is due to some variants’ increased infectiousness, but much of it also stems from an underly Read more…

NLP in the Cloud Is Growing, But Obstacles Remain

More than three-quarters of natural language processing (NLP) users utilize a cloud NLP service, according to the 2020 NLP Industry Survey. While cloud NLP workloads are on the rise, there are barriers to using the techn Read more…

AI Removes Guesswork in An Uncertain World

It’s been a tumultuous year. In just the span of a few weeks, COVID-19 emerged unexpectedly and abruptly altered almost every corner of the commercial insurance space. Stock market and GDP forecasts have whipsawed as e Read more…

Data Navigator Uses NLP for Queries

A new AI-based data “navigation” system is billed as the first analytics platform to use natural language processing to generate SQL queries from spoken requests. The result is a sort of virtual assistant for data an Read more…

Intel’s Sentiment Algorithm Needs Less Training Data

Intel’s AI lab has released an open-source version of a sentiment analysis algorithm designed to boost natural language processing applications that currently lack the ability to scale across different domains such as Read more…

Will Neural Nets Replace Science Writers?

“Researchers have developed a new representation process on the rotational unit of RUM, a recurrent memory that can be used to solve a broad spectrum of the neural revolution in natural language processing.” The s Read more…

The AI That Writes Fake News

Following the 2016 presidential election, real journalists worked to expose the fake news that human charlatans wrote and spread across the Internet for the LOLS and for profit. But the bigger threat on the fake news fro Read more…

Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time

Augmented analytics, an approach that uses machine learning, natural language processing and other automation tools, is poised to dominate the data analysis and business intelligence markets by 2020, according to a close Read more…

Conversational AI Is Becoming More Mainstream As Demand Increases

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is evolving and showing strong growth for enterprises who are deploying conversation AI for customer service solutions. In the last eighteen months, the demand for conversational AI platforms Read more…

What AI Taketh, It Could Also Create

AI in general and cognitive technologies specifically are seen by a majority of enterprises not as a job killer but rather as a business imperative through which any job losses could be offset by a retooling of the digit Read more…

Bots Are Learning Their ABCs, But They’ve Got a Ways To Go

You learned your ABCs long ago in elementary school, and honed your reading and writing skills in the ensuing years. Now chatbots are at a similar stage in their development. While AI technology is improving quickly, it Read more…

‘Narrative Analytics’ Targets Consumer Beliefs

In the latest attempt to figure out what consumers want and how much they are willing to pay to get it, a "narrative analysis" platform launched this week crunches "cross-platform data sets" to divine consumer "beliefs a Read more…

This Week in Graph and Entity Analytics

Yahoo, Cambridge Semantics, and Ravel Law are among the companies making news this week in the burgeoning field of graph and entity analytics. Wouldn't it be nice to automatically extract meaningful information from t Read more…

IBM Watson Targets ‘Self-Serve’ Analytics

In another attempt to extend its cognitive computing model beyond IT administrators to business users, IBM said it is expanding it Watson Analytics platform to include data discovery models along with natural language pr Read more…

Watson’s Take on the State of the Union

Every year, as the State of the Union address comes to a close, analysts, political correspondents and politicians alike come forward to offer unique take on the president’s speech. This year, however, one new voice is Read more…

Content Analytics Gets a Natural Language Boost

Natural language processing technology continues to be integrated with "data exploration" and content analytics as vendors seek to offer better tools designed to help enterprises tap into more data and leverage analytics Read more…

Fighting Sepsis with Real-Time Analytics

With many diseases, doctors have the benefit of a blood test that, more or less, definitively proves the presence of the disease. But for other conditions, such as sepsis--a bacterial infection state that kills millions of people each year--there is no single clear-cut test. But thanks to new big data techniques that can continuously monitor and analyze the interplay of more than 100 signs and potential symptoms of sepsis, hospitals are detecting the condition earlier, and saving both lives and money. Read more…

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