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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/17/2021

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.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – July 2021

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.

Navigating Driver Privacy and Safety of Electric Vehicles, Self-Driving Vehicles

A growing number of connected electric vehicles, as well as the evolution of self driving and automated vehicles are putting a greater demand on processing power. New technologies are advancing rapidly with the introduction of new processing methods, according to experts at BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN), (OTCQX: BRCHF), a leading provider of ultra-low power high performance artificial intelligence technology.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/11/2021

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.

Video Highlights: Minimize Risk and Accelerate MLOps With ML Monitoring and Explainability

In the presentation below, Amit Paka, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder, from our friends over at Fiddler AI, spoke at the Machine Learning in Finance Summit discussing the importance of monitoring and explainable AI (XAI).

KDD 2021 – Largest International Data Science Conference to Showcase the Latest in Knowledge Discover and Data Mining

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. 14-18. The premier interdisciplinary data science conference, KDD 2021 will bring together researchers and practitioners from data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence to fuel the innovation of tomorrow.

The Secret of Neuro-Symbolic AI, Unsupervised Learning, and Natural Language Technologies

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper points out that those who triumph in coupling the connectionist approach of machine learning techniques with the symbolic reasoning underscoring AI’s knowledge base make these technologies much more efficient, affordable, and efficacious for almost any application of processing natural language, especially the previously elusive domain of question answering.

Book Review: Mathematics for Machine Learning

“Mathematics for Machine Learning” by Marc Peter Deisenroth, A. Aldo Faisal, and Cheng Soon Ong, published by Cambridge University Press, is an excellent way to learn the math behind the models. This review shall highlight all the ways this book is special among the competition. Of all the books I’ve reviewed thus far, this is my favorite. Read on to learn why.

Video Highlights: FeatureTerminatoR Package for R

FeatureTerminatoR is an R package to remove unimportant variables from statistical and machine learning models automatically. The motivation for this package is simple, while there are many packages that do similar things, few of them perform automated removal of the features from your models. The author provides the video presentation below to help get you familiar with how the package works.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/29/2021

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.