An Open Framework for Secure and Private AI
Like any other industry, AI is constrained by the supply chain that feeds it. For AI, that supply chain is made up of data, computers, and talented scientists to build it all. The most limiting of these is data, as the most valuable datasets are private... Read more
Detecting Cybersecurity Incidents with Machine Learning
Editor’s note: Vasudha is a presenter for the upcoming ODSC East 2019 this April 30-May 3 in Boston! Check out her talk “Detecting Cybersecurity Incidents with Machine Learning” there. Data breaches are a growing threat to both companies and consumers.  For individuals, breaches can result in... Read more
Business Applications of AI-Powered NLP
It’s difficult enough to teach people language, not to mention machines, and for this reason, language proficiency for computers is a moving target. People in the industry have struggled for years with the question of how to get more meaningful data into the hands of those... Read more
10 Trending Data Science Topics at ODSC East 2019
ODSC East 2019 is honored to host over 300+ of the leading experts in data science and artificial intelligence.  In this evolving field new topics, models, frameworks, and techniques are constantly emerging. Here are a few standout topics and presentations to keep an eye on: Hands-on... Read more
Introduction to R Shiny
Alyssa is a speaker for ODSC East 2019 this April 30 to May 3! Attend her talk “Data Visualization with R Shiny.” What is R Shiny? Shiny is an R package that enables you to build interactive web apps using both the statistical power of R... Read more
Learn Interpretability for Data Science
Editor’s note: Rajiv Shaw will be a speaker at ODSC East 2019 this May! Be sure to check out his talk, “Deciphering the Black Box: Latest Tools and Techniques for Interpretability” there. The impact of machine learning has been tremendous, whether it’s measured in dollars (trillions)... Read more
From Pandas to Scikit-Learn — A New Exciting Workflow
Ted will present more on this topic at ODSC East 2019 this May in his presentation, “Integrating Pandas with Scikit-Learn, an Exciting New Workflow“ This article is available as a Jupyter Notebook on Google’s Colaboratory (open in playground mode to run and edit) and at the Machine Learning Github... Read more
Combining Millions of Products Into One Marketplace Using Computer Vision and NLP
ShopRunner is an e-commerce company that receives feeds of product data from over 140 different retailer partners, including large department stores and retailers that specialize in clothing, electronics, appliances, nutritional products, and more. We present this marketplace to our members using both a web-based platform and... Read more
Techniques to Overcome Data Scarcity
Editor’s note: Attend ODSC East 2019 this April 30 to May 3 in Boston and check out Parinaz’ talk, “Data Efficiency Through Transfer Learning” there! Supervised machine learning models are being used to successfully solve a whole range of business challenges. However, these models are data-hungry and... Read more
Deep Learning with Reinforcement Learning
Reinforcement learning (RL) is an area of machine learning that employs an autonomous agent that learns to perform a task by trial and error without any guidance from a human. A system of rewards and penalties compels the machine to solve a problem independently. Human involvement is... Read more