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Data Analytics, Algorithms & Machine Learning – Online Survey Results

This report, “Data Analytics, Algorithms & Machine Learning – Online Survey,” was produced by Informa Engage on behalf of Dell EMC. The data was collected March 8, through March 26, 2018 from a wide cross section of industries. The goal was to investigate various issues around the current and future use of use of analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning, given the importance of these technologies in the enterprise today.

New Tech Trends Survey: AI/ML Top List of Priorities for IT Pros

SADA Systems, a leader in providing business and technology consulting services, announces the results of a survey of IT professionals and their opinions on some of the most talked-about technologies so far in 2018. The survey, which was completed by 500 IT professionals including nearly 100 top IT executives, focused on six technology categories – artificial intelligence/machine learning, augmented reality, blockchain, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT), and virtual reality.

Reinforcement Learning: Hidden Theory and New Super-Fast Algorithms

Stochastic Approximation algorithms are used to approximate solutions to fixed point equations that involve expectations of functions with respect to possibly unknown distributions. The most famous examples today are TD- and Q-learning algorithms. This three hour tutorial lecture series, courtesy of the Simon Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley, consists of two video segments.

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

GTC Interview: AI Ready Solutions from Dell EMC

In this video from the GPU Technology Conference, Kash Shaikh from Dell EMC describes the company’s new AI Ready Solutions. “Dell EMC is at the forefront of AI, providing the technology that makes tomorrow possible, today. Dell EMC uniquely provides an extensive portfolio of technologies — spanning workstations, servers, networking, storage, software and services — to create the high-performance computing and data analytics solutions that underpin successful AI, machine and deep learning implementations.”

The Future of Cognitive Computing

In the video presentation below, Dr. John Kelly III, Senior Vice President, IBM Research and Solutions Portfolio, discusses the future of cognitive computing. Dr. Kelly is focused on the company’s investments in several of the fastest-growing and most strategic parts of the information technology market, including IBM Watson.

InsideHPC Market Survey Results Intersection of AI and HPC

HOT off the press from our venerable sister publication insideHPC, is the new 2018 AI/HPC Perceptions Survey which was fielded to gain insights on the HPC community’s perceptions on the intersection of HPC and AI. The survey was executed in October of 2017 — and again in February 2018 — with a total of 201 responses.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2018

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with a great many of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position for publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by they way they’re impacting the enterprise through leading edge products and services. We’re happy to publish this evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

Survey Finds Barriers That Prevent Organizations From Realizing Data Science Return on Investment

Domino Data Lab, provider of the advanced data science platform, announced the findings of a survey of more than 250 data science leaders and practitioners. The survey revealed factors that enable data science teams to achieve return on investment (ROI), top capabilities contributing to their success, and priorities they must address this year.

How the SP Theory of Intelligence May Help Solve Nine Problems with Big Data

In this contributed article, Dr. Gerry Wolff reviews the time he’s spent on developing a theory of intelligence, expressed in a computer model, which is designed to simplify and integrate ideas across AI and related fields. The result is a system that demonstrates versatility in aspects of intelligence and versatility in the representation of diverse forms of knowledge.