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Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2018

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.

Dataiku Launches the Enterprise AI Lab to Solve Tough Business Challenges using AI

Dataiku, the centralized data platform that powers self-service analytics and machine learning operationalization in businesses worldwide, has launched the Enterprise AI Lab, a new service that pushes the boundaries of innovation to promote the wider proliferation and more creative use of AI in the enterprise.

Databricks and RStudio Introduce New Version of MLflow with R Integration

Databricks, a leader in unified analytics and founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, and RStudio, today announced a new release of MLflow, an open source multi-cloud framework for the machine learning lifecycle, now with R integration. RStudio has partnered with Databricks to develop an R API for MLflow v0.7.0.

MarkLogic Unveils MarkLogic® Data Hub Service to Quickly Turn Enterprise Data Into Business Value

MarkLogic Corporation, a leading operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database provider, announced the launch of MarkLogic Data Hub Service, which provides the fastest and most cost-effective way for enterprises to integrate, store, harmonize, analyze and secure mission-critical data in the cloud. MarkLogic Data Hub Service amplifies the power of MarkLogic’s industry-leading Data Hub technology by lowering the cost and operational burden of integrating large swaths of business and user data.

New Startup Combines Code Analysis and Machine Learning to Speed Software Modernization

source{d}, the company enabling Machine Learning for large scale code analysis, announced the public beta of source{d} Engine and public alpha of source{d} Lookout. Combining code retrieval, language agnostic parsing and git history tools with familiar APIs parsing, source{d} Engine simplifies code analysis. source{d} Lookout is a service for assisted code review that enables running custom code analyzers on GitHub pull requests.

Infor Delivers Coleman AI Digital Assistant

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, announced the general availability (GA) of its Infor Coleman Digital Assistant, which is designed to help maximize human work potential by enabling natural language extensibility and accessibility of Infor CloudSuite. From a user perspective, the Infor Coleman Digital Assistant can help make work more enjoyable and productive. The company also introduced its Infor Coleman AI Platform for embedded machine learning models, which it expects to deliver in the Spring of 2019.

Pitney Bowes Software and Data Marketplace Now Offering Data for Purchase Online

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data, announced the Company will now offer licenses to over 1,500 geography-specific data sets for purchase online through the Pitney Bowes Software and Data Marketplace. The new offering is yet another proof point in the Company’s strategy to simplify commerce for customers, and invest in its growth businesses, such as Data licensing.

Alegion Announces Next-Generation Training Data Platform for Enterprise AI Initiatives

Alegion, a training data platform for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning initiatives, announced the release of its next-generation platform with new features designed to enhance the quality and efficiency of large-scale machine learning initiatives and deliver model confidence for enterprise AI systems.

SAP Helps Business Users Make Fast, Confident Decisions with One Simple Cloud for All Analytics

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced SAP Analytics Cloud is now available with new machine learning features to uncover correlations in an organization’s data and help users make faster, more confident decisions.

Pure Storage Introduces Data Hub Architecture

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, introduced a data hub, the company’s vision to modernize storage architecture for unstructured, data-intensive workloads. Built on Pure Storage FlashBladeTM, Pure’s data hub is designed to be truly data centric and enable organizations to effectively utilize today’s most critical currency – data.