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Plan Ahead With the Preliminary ODSC West 2021 Schedule
We couldn’t be more excited to announce the release of our Preliminary Schedule for the ODSC West Hybrid Conference 2021. We are still in the process of building out our full schedule, but you can get a sneak peek at our currently confirmed speakers and sessions.... Read more
Systems built with software can be fragile. While the software is highly predictable, the runtime context can provide unexpected inputs and situations. Devices fail, networks are unreliable, mere anarchy is loosed on our application. We need to have a way to work around the spectrum of... Read more
5 Reasons to Learn Python in 2021
You never hear about data science without hearing about Python as well, and for good reason as it’s the most common language for data scientists. In fact, 69% of data scientists report using Python, compared to 24% using R. This doesn’t mean Python is superior in... Read more
GANs: A Brief Theory and Practice, and Image-to-Image Conversion with Pix2Pix
Editor’s note: Ajay is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “GANs: Theory and Practice, Image Synthesis With GANs Using TensorFlow”  to go beyond Pix2Pix there! There are prerequisites for making the most out of this blog. The reader should... Read more
Trustworthy AI: Operationalizing AI Models with Governance  – Part 2
Editor’s note: Sourav Mazumder is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Operationalization of Models Developed and Deployed in Heterogeneous Platforms,” for more info on trustworthy AI there. Read PART 1 of the series here. AI solutions can be made out... Read more
What are the Types of Missing Data?
Having clean, comprehensive, and consistent data is paramount to developing effective algorithms in machine learning. Without perfect data, you’re exposed to bias and skewed results that will lead to improper decision-making. When it comes to missing data, there are three major types: Missing Completely at Random... Read more
Reinforcement Learning with PPO
Editor’s note: Oliver is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Deep Dive into Reinforcement Learning with PPO using TF-Agents & TensorFlow 2.0,” there! Reinforcement Learning has a special place in the world of machine learning. Different from other forms... Read more
Trustworthy AI: Operationalizing AI Models with Governance  – Part 1
Editor’s note: Sourav Mazumder is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Operationalization of Models Developed and Deployed in Heterogeneous Platforms,” for more info on trustworthy AI there. Read PART 2 of the series here. Artificial intelligence (AI) is already... Read more
Multi-Modal Approach for Robotic Manipulation Tasks
Editor’s note: Alishba Imran is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out her talk, “Machine Learning and Robotics in Healthcare Devices and Rehabilitation,” there! Contact-rich manipulation tasks in unstructured environments are especially complex to train and perform for machines and robots today.... Read more
What Does Facebook’s Blenderbot 2.0 Mean for the Future of AI?
Facebook has had a hand in artificial intelligence (AI) development since its early stages. Think back to photo tagging on Facebook. While Facebook’s old technology used to incorrectly tag users in photos, the implementation of AI technology streamlined the process and made photo tagging more accurate.... Read more