Tag: random forest

Machine Learning Model Tracks U.S. Spy Planes

Aug 10, 2017 |

Among the tasks you can train a computer to perform is scanning the skies over the U.S. for the alarming number of surveillance and spy aircraft.

The news web site BuzzFeed did just that, reporting this week that it employed a machine-learning algorithm to first recognize known spy planes, and then combine that model with a large set of flight-tracking data from a commercial web site. Read more…

How Big Data Can Optimize Global Shipping

Aug 31, 2016 |

The shipping industry is the lifeblood of the world economy, moving 90% of merchandise valued at over $19 trillion in 2014, according to the World Trade Organization. However, the forecasts relied on by many shipping companies leave something to be desired. Read more…