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Book Review: Synthetic Data for Deep Learning

“Synthetic Data for Deep Learning,” by Sergey I. Nikolenko (published by Springer), represents a very good academic treatment of the subject. But what gives the book more street cred is the fact that the author is also Chief Research Officer for Synthesis AI, a start-up company pioneering this accelerating field. It’s nice to know the book represents both the academic and practical perspectives of the topic.

Faces as the Future of AI

In this contributed article, Dr. Sergey I. Nikolenko, Head of AI at Synthesis AI, discusses how in AI, problems related to human faces are coming to the forefront of computer vision. The article considers some of them, discusses the current state of the art, and introduces a common solution that might advance it in the near future.