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Research Highlights: MIDAS – Real-time Anomaly/Fake News/Intrusion Detection

In the insideBIGDATA Research Highlights column we take a look at new and upcoming results from the research community for data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our readers need to get a glimpse for technology coming down the pipeline that will make their efforts more strategic and competitive. In this installment we review MIDAS – Real-time Anomaly/Fake News/Intrusion Detection developed by Ph.D. candidate Siddharth Bhatia and his team at the National University of Singapore.

Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package to Improve Search Precision for Global Companies Serving Asian, European, and Middle Eastern Markets

Lucidworks, leader in AI-powered search, announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Lucidworks now embeds text analytics from Basis Technology, a leading provider of AI for natural language processing. With the Advanced Linguistics Package, global organizations that support multiple languages can make the information and insights they manage more accessible, more relevant and more personalized for their global audience.

A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization

A new paper, “A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization” by Columbia Law School’s David Pozen and Eric Talley found that the U.S. Constitution has come to enable, or even exacerbate, partisan strife. The researchers recently examined the evolution of constitutional rhetoric on the floor of Congress from 1873 to 2016.

The Top Five Data Analytics Gripes, and How We Could Fix Them

In this special guest feature, Geoff Tudor, VP and GM of Vizion.ai, offers five key business issues enterprises are facing, and then how we can resolve them. Older technology is not driving but draining the enterprise, failing to deliver on the initial promise of analytics. However, if the layers are stripped away, new technology is emerging that simplifies data analytics, reducing the cost and delivering in an instant the answers businesses need to be successful. So why not make it easy to consume data analytics using the SaaS model?

Deconstructing Natural Language Generation

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how Natural Language Generation (NLG) is rapidly becoming one of the most desired capabilities in the Natural Language Processing stack. The article aligns with a discussion with Arria NLG CEO Sharon Daniels.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 5/21/2020

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 5/19/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

How AI Is Changing the Game for IT Services Sourcing and More

In this special guest feature, Martin Henley, SVP – Technology Services Sector at Globality, discusses how AI/ML can aid in business continuity across the supply chain. IT service procurement is increasingly becoming a strategic fulcrum of corporate innovation, with AI and machine learning enabling that reality. These and other exciting technologies are positioning IT to assume a unique, high-value role, reinventing what’s often been regarded as an archaic yet necessary function.

From Data to Metadata for Machine Learning Platforms

In this special guest feature, Jörg Schad, Head of Machine Learning at ArangoDB, discusses the need for Machine Learning Metadata, solutions for storing and analyzing Metadata as well as the benefits for the different stakeholders. We all know good training data is crucial for data scientists to build quality machine learning models. But when productionizing Machine Learning, Metadata from the Machine Learning Platform is equally important providing for example:
provenance of model allowing for reproducible builds and audit trails;
context to comply with GDPR, CCPA requirements; and identifying data shift in your production data.

NVIDIA Ships New Advanced AI System — NVIDIA DGX A100: Third-Generation DGX Packs Record 5 Petaflops of AI Performance

NVIDIA today unveiled NVIDIA DGX™ A100, the third generation of the world’s most advanced AI system, delivering 5 petaflops of AI performance and consolidating the power and capabilities of an entire data center into a single flexible platform for the first time. Immediately available, DGX A100 systems have begun shipping worldwide, with the first order going to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, which will use the cluster’s AI and computing power to better understand and fight COVID-19.