Understanding Unstructured Data With Language Models
Much of our machine learning capabilities come from structured data, but the real payload lies in the messy, unstructured data underneath. If we want to gain practical insights, machines have to learn to parse things like social media posts filled with misspellings or sarcasm or handwritten doctor’s notes with... Read more
Come See Our Talk on MATLAB and TensorFlow: 3 Ways to Enhance TensorFlow with MATLAB
Shounak Mitra, MathWorks’ Product Manager for Deep Learning Toolbox, will be presenting “everything but the training” at ODSC on Thursday, May 2nd at 2 PM in Room 202. Here are some of the highlights of the talk and why you should attend. In AI and deep learning workflows, a... Read more
Properly Setting the Random Seed in ML Experiments. Not as Simple as You Might Imagine
Join Comet at Booth 406 in the ODSC East Expo Hall. We will also be speaking at ODSC: – April 30, 9 am — A Deeper Stack for Deep Learning: Adding Visualizations + Data Abstractions to your Workflow (Douglas Blank, Head of Research) – May 2, 2:15 pm... Read more
Learn How to Organize, Cleanup and Process Medical Image Datasets for Computer Vision Training
We are entering a whole new world where the possibility for AI, and more specifically computer vision, can help us with medical decision making that we’ve relied on doctors to perform. Moreover, while the hope of having doctor-less diagnoses is still a work of science fiction, every day we... Read more
ODSC East DeepOps: Building an AI First Company
I’ve spoken to over a hundred AI companies as part of my job at MissingLink.ai and the result of analyzing their experiment, data and compute workflows. Certain challenges were a common theme across many teams – the solutions to these is a concept we call “DeepOps”, deep learning operations.... Read more
Building an Image Search Service from Scratch
State-of-the-art image search technology uses both natural language processing and computer vision. Traditional NLP tasks like classification, named entity recognition, and translation are being combined with advances in computer vision so as to automate tasks like image captioning and website creation. Exciting as these advances have been, they have... Read more
Searching for a Data Colander for Automatic Data Cleaning
Editor’s note: The following is an article written by Devavrat Shah of MIT and Christina Lee Yu of Cornell University. Be sure to check out their presentation at ODSC East 2019, “Predictions in Excel through Estimating Missing Values”.” The stated mission of Data Science or Data-Driven AI is to... Read more
Forging a Career Path in Data Science From Beginner to Expert – ODSC Career Expo
Data Science, data engineering, and machine learning jobs continue to rank as some of the most sought after and highly paid jobs on the planet, according to Thinknum. However, finding the right job is more important than ever. This may be a lucrative field, but many quickly find that... Read more
Data Science + Design Thinking: a Perfect Blend to Achieve the Best User Experience
  It’s one thing to rely on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data to make your product smarter.  And, quite another to build a product that’s so intuitive and easy-to-use that your customer falls in love with it. That’s the beauty of data science + design thinking. It’s... Read more
How LinkedIn Navigates Streams Infrastructure Using Cruise Control
The past decade has witnessed a growing adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) in various industries. This trend helped companies optimize their custom workflows in a cost-efficient manner, avoid the missed deadlines, and enhance the quality of life of its consumers. Naturally, these benefits have boosted the popularity... Read more