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How Advanced Analytics Is Helping to Flush Out Insurance Fraud

Jun 5, 2019 |

Advanced analytics and machine learning modeling require lots of data to be trained, and in the insurance business, there’s no better place to get data than Verisk Analytics. Here’s how the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company is using big data tools and techniques to detect fraudulent claims and connect the dots on fraud networks. Read more…

PayPal Feeds the DL Beast with Huge Vault of Fraud Data

Jun 3, 2019 |

PayPal is no stranger to fraud. As one of the Internet’s first online payment services, PayPal has been exposed to every type of wire fraud imaginable (and some beyond imagination). Read more…

Product Naming with Deep Learning

Apr 4, 2019 |

We do not usually associate artificial intelligence (AI) with creativity. Generally, AI algorithms are used to automatize repetitive tasks or predict new outcomes based on previously seen examples. The creative process can sometimes be repetitive and tedious, too. Read more…

AI to Displace 40% of World’s Jobs, Predicts ‘Oracle of AI’

Jan 16, 2019 |

Artificial intelligence will displace 40% of jobs, predicted Chinese AI expert Kai-Fu Lee, who was dubbed the “Oracle of AI” by “60 Minutes” this week. Lee also said that China is on the cusp of surpassing Silicon Valley in technological supremacy. Read more…

Deep Learning: The Confluence of Big Data, Big Models, Big Compute

Jan 10, 2019 |

Fueled by enterprises seeking greater insight from their analytics, deep learning is now seeing widespread adoption. While this artificial intelligence (AI) discipline was first conceived in the late 1950s, the recent jump into deep learning and other AI methods is fueled by the recent increase in hardware power, the explosion of big data and desire for greater insight in several key industries. Read more…

Intel Aims to Simplify AI with ‘Neural Stick’ Update

Nov 14, 2018 |

Intel today unveiled an upgraded Neural Compute Stick that it claims will dramatically simplify the roll-out of neural network inference applications in drones, IoT, and edge devices.

It may look like a standard USB thumb drive, but the Neural Computer Stick 2 (NCS2) that Intel unveiled today at its AI conference in Beijing is much more than that. Read more…

Inference Engine Aimed at AI Edge Apps

Nov 1, 2018 |

Flex Logix, the embedded FPGA specialist, has shifted gears by applying its proprietary interconnect technology to launch an inference engine that boosts neural inferencing capacity at the network edge while reducing DRAM bandwidth requirements. Read more…

Voice ‘Fingerprint’ Propels Speaker Recognition

Aug 24, 2018 |

The accuracy of automatic speech recognition has made significant gains in the last few years thanks to the advent of deep neural networks. But there’s one area that has thwarted researchers: Read more…

Popping Big Data Fallacies On the Edge

Aug 22, 2018 |

Organizations today are drowning in data. There’s no argument about that. But there continues to be vigorous debate on the best way to deal with that data. While some advocate creating big data lakes to store data that will subsequently be used for training machine learning models, there’s a growing chorus of voices calling for a simpler and more real-time approach. Read more…

‘Lifelong’ Neural Net Aims to Slash Training Time

May 9, 2018 |

Among the consequences of big data is a wealth of relevant minutiae that can be used to train machine learning and other models. That often translates into processing-intensive steps required to train models to perform a specific task. Read more…

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