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Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – January 2019

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.

R2.ai Launches SaaS-based AutoML Tool to Drive Mass AI Adoption

R2.ai, which enables businesses and individuals to develop AI solutions on their own, announced the availability of its software as a service (SaaS) offering. Originally an on-premise solution, R2.ai’s new SaaS platform makes it easier for a broader range of businesses and individuals to develop and deploy AI with little AI expertise.

FICO Xpress Insight Enables Users to Operationalize Analytics

FICO announced a community version of FICO Xpress Insight, a decision support application that enables data scientists to rapidly deploy any advanced analytic or optimization model as a powerful business application.

Dremio Launches Free Online Training Courses for Data Engineers, Analysts, and Data Scientists

Dremio, the Data-as-a-Service Platform company, announced Dremio University, a free online training program for data engineers, analysts, and data scientists. Each Dremio University track is designed to solve today’s data challenges and help maximize the potential of Dremio’s Data-as-a-Service platform.

Elected Leaders Need Operations Research and Analytics to Deliver Better Results from Enhanced Data Availability

In this contributed article, Nicholas G. Hall, the 2018 president of INFORMS and Fisher College of Business Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, suggests that with midterm elections behind us and the 116th United States Congress ahead of us, Washington has a unique opportunity to advance operations research (O.R.) and analytics as a priority to enhance how the federal government implements public policies, makes critical decisions, and conducts its day-to-day operations. What could be more important for our elected leaders than using the best data and insights to make a positive difference for the American people and to strengthen our position vis a vis our nation’s allies and enemies?

Canoe Announces AI Technology Eliminating Manual Data Entry

Canoe Intelligence is for the first time using cutting-edge ocular character recognition (OCR) techniques, natural language processing technology, machine learning, and a thorough validation process to eliminate this error-prone, slow, and un-secure manual data entry process for institutional investors, pensions funds and family offices worldwide.

AgilOne Announces Customer Data Platform Update with New Features for Machine Learning

AgilOne, a leading customer data platform for enterprise B2C brands, announced major advances in machine learning, as well as enhanced reporting capabilities and new features to maximize the profitability and results of couponing programs. These new capabilities further AgilOne’s strengths as the only customer data platform with the ability to support the advanced needs and use cases of the enterprise.

Equifax Delivers on Data for Customers in 2018

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) delivered on its commitment to helping customers make smarter decisions with unique data throughout 2018 with the introduction of new solutions, technologies and services across multiple industries. Hundreds of data scientists in the global Equifax Data & Analytics Lab work every day to better connect the company’s unique data with the unique needs of customers through a relentless pursuit of new innovation in predictive analytics, machine learning and explainable artificial intelligence (AI).

Redis Labs Delivers the Fastest Multi-Model Database on Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, announced that Redis Enterprise is now available for Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory across multiple cloud services or as downloadable software for supported hardware from companies participating in Intel’s hardware beta program.

Pepperdata Announces Free Version of Application Spotlight

Pepperdata, a leader in big data Application Performance Management (APM), announced a free version of Application Spotlight™ for enterprises for use in a single cluster with up to 20 nodes.