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Is Python Strangling R to Death?

Aug 15, 2019 |

As programming languages go, there’s no denying that Python is hot. Originally created as a general-purpose scripting language, Python somehow became the most popular language for data science. But is Python’s fame coming at the expense of R? Read more…

What’s Behind SAS’s $1-Billion AI Investment

Mar 25, 2019 |

SAS’s announcement last week that it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence over the next three years may have taken some by surprise. The Cary, North Carolina company, after all, is the standard-bearer for the previous age of business analytics. 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…

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

Oct 3, 2018 |

Deep learning is all the rage these days, and is driving a surge in interest around artificial intelligence. However, despite the advantages that deep neural networks can bring for certain applications, the actual use cases for deep learning in the real world remain narrow, as traditional machine learning methods continue to lead the way. Read more…

SAS Charts AI Future, But Doesn’t Forget Analytics Past

Sep 24, 2018 |

What happens when you put a neural network in charge of a rules-based marketing automation solution? Would the AI emerge victorious, or does the human driver still have a thing or two to show the talented mimicker? Read more…

Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Jul 19, 2018 |

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages. Read more…

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

Apr 12, 2018 |

Neural network interpretability, integration with open source analytic libraries, and greater mobility within SAS’s product suite are among the capabilities that are coming to the SAS Viya platform later this quarter. Read more…

Which Machine Learning Platform Performs Best?

Mar 19, 2018 |

The advent of automated machine learning platforms has expanded the access and availability of algorithmic interpretation over the past several years. But how do the different machine learning platforms stack up from a performance perspective? Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

Machine Learning: Are You Ready? A 7-Part Checklist

Sep 1, 2017 |

Machine learning is all the rage. But while the topic is top of mind in boardrooms and the media alike, it is not always clear how machine learning is best applied. Read more…

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