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Little Known Artificial Intelligence Secrets: What Unsupervised Learning Really Means

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper takes a look at the chief value proposition of unsupervised learning—for machine learning models to explore and categorize data based on their findings as opposed to stratifications imposed by humans—and how it is immensely useful for everything from general data discovery to targeted use cases like precision medicine.

KDD 2020 Showcases Brightest Minds in Data Science and AI

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD) will hold its flagship annual conference, KDD 2020, virtually, August 23-27. The KDD conference series, started in 1989, is the world’s oldest and largest data mining conference, and is the venue where concepts such as big data, data science, predictive analytics and crowdsourcing were first introduced.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/21/2020

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.

Cyxtera Simplifies AI Innovation with AI/ML Compute as a Service Powered by NVIDIA DGX A100 Systems

Cyxtera, a global leader in data center colocation and interconnection services, launched its landmark Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) compute as a service offering to deliver data center platform capabilities enabling AI-powered workloads. Leveraging the NVIDIA DGX™ A100 system, this new offering provides enterprises greater agility and faster deployment with a flexible OpEx model, avoiding the need for large capital outlays and over provisioning.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/14/2020

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.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – July 2020

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.

Big Data and Medical Research

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter believes that the use of big data in medical research and advancement is of paramount importance. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are pioneering the ethical collection of medical data, the discovery of new drug therapies, and improved outcomes for patients. By analyzing public health concerns in real-time, big data can advance medical research in multiple fields, improve patient care, and prevent the spread of deadly diseases.

Truera Launches Model Intelligence Platform to Solve Machine Learning’s Black Box Problem

Truera, which provides the Model Intelligence platform, emerged from stealth to launch its technology solution that removes the “black box” surrounding Machine Learning (ML) and provides intelligence and actionable insights throughout the ML model lifecycle. The platform is already deployed at and delivering value to a number of early Fortune 100 customers in banking and insurance.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for July 2020

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

Using AI to Optimize Pricing

In this contributed article, Sylvain Rougemaille PhD, Price Optimizer Product Manager, and Gabriel Smith, Chief Evangelist and Vice President of Innovation, at Pricefx, discuss how AI as applied to pricing must be transparent, defensible and pragmatic with proven ways to help sales win more business and increase deal size. It is also not a “one size fits all” problem, so the models must reflect the insight of the management team in order to be most effective.