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minds.ai’s Deep Neural Network Training Software Shatters Industry Benchmarks

minds.ai, developers of a revolutionary scalable deep neural network training platform with dramatic acceleration performance, announced that it has set a new record in the time taken to train AlexNet Neural Network (NN). Training AlexNet is a well-known task used for benchmarking NN training performance. The new minds.ai benchmark achieved a wall clock training time of just 2 hours and 15 minutes compared to the previous best time of 12.5 hours.

Sinequa Ushers in The Era of Cognitive Computing with New Version of Its Cognitive Insight Platform

Sinequa announced the general availability of Sinequa ES Version 10. Powered by Machine Learning capabilities at its core, this ground breaking version helps deliver deep analytics of contents and user behavior, offering information with continually improving relevance to users in their work environments.

Infosys Launches Mana – a Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence Platform

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation services, announced the launch of Infosys Mana, a platform that brings machine learning together with the deep knowledge of an organization, to drive automation and innovation – enabling businesses to continuously reinvent their system landscapes.

Movidius Announces Fathom Deep Learning Accelerator Compute Stick

Movidius, a leader in low-power machine vision technology, today announced both the Fathom Neural Compute Stick – the world’s first deep learning acceleration module, and Fathom deep learning software framework. Both tools hand-in-hand will allow powerful neural networks to be moved out of the cloud, and deployed natively in end-user devices.

Neural Networks and the Future of Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Gary Baum, Vice President of Marketing at MyScript, talks about how handwriting recognition is enhancing machine (and human) learning. As an input method, handwriting recognition teaches machines to adapt to the user, adding in another layer to their evolving skill set. Those users can program systems simply by jotting down notes and in turn, build platforms most reflective of the human experience.

Open, Cloud-ready SAS® Viya™ is Next-generation High-performance Analytics and Visualization Architecture

New SAS® Viya™, the next-generation high-performance and visualization architecture from a leader in analytics, is designed to meet the business needs for analytics accessible to anyone and scalable to problems of any size.

Data Science 101: Clustering Approaches & Techniques

The presentation below by Derek Kane provides an overview of clustering techniques, including K-Means, Hierarchical Clustering, and Gaussian Mixed Models.

Yandex Data Factory Launches Automatic Image Moderation for Better Control of User-Generated Content

Machine learning and data analytics experts Yandex Data Factory, today announced the launch of Automatic Image Moderation – a new service that uses machine learning and computer vision to automate image analysis and classification.

AI System Predicts 85 Percent of Cyber­attacks Using Input from Human Experts

In a new paper, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the machine­ learning start­up PatternEx demonstrate an artificial­ intelligence platform called “AI2” that predicts cyber­ attacks significantly better than existing systems by continuously incorporating input from human experts.

Machine Translation: The Combination of Machine Learning and Human Intelligence

In this special guest feature, Vasco Pedro, CEO and Co-Founder of Unbabel, discusses the importance of machine translation for natural languages and how it currently lacks the quality companies demand for their content.