Data – Driven AI: A Case Study Approach Using a Churn Reduction Example
0.1 Introduction and Background to the Case Study: Framingham Heart Study In the early 1990s heart disease became the leading cause of death. The effects of smoking, cholesterol and obesity on heart disease and stroke was unknown. High blood pressure was seen as an inevitable consequence... Read more
10 Compelling Machine Learning Ph.D. Dissertations for 2020
As a data scientist, an integral part of my work in the field revolves around keeping current with research coming out of academia. I frequently scour arXiv.org for late-breaking papers that show trends and reveal fertile areas of research. Other sources of valuable research developments are... Read more
Vision loss among the elderly is a major healthcare issue: about one in three people have some vision-reducing disease by the age of 65. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness in the developed world. Source: Using AI to predict retinal disease... Read more
The Most Influential NLP Research of 2019
Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the most important technologies to arise in recent years. Specifically, 2019 has been a big year for NLP with the introduction of the revolutionary BERT language representation model. There are a large variety of underlying tasks and machine learning... Read more
Highlighted Machine Learning Research of November 2019
As we enter into the holiday months, research and news tend to slow down. And yet, in November alone we found some really exciting work; here are the best six pieces of machine learning research in November we read. [Related Article: Best Machine Learning Research of... Read more
The Most Influential Deep Learning Research of 2019
Deep learning has continued its forward movement during 2019 with advances in many exciting research areas like generative adversarial networks (GANs), auto-encoders, and reinforcement learning. In terms of deployments, deep learning is the darling of many contemporary application areas such as computer vision, image recognition, speech... Read more
Best Machine Learning Research of 2019
The field of machine learning has continued to accelerate through 2019, moving at light speed with compelling new results coming out of academia and the research arms of large tech firms like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and many more. It’s a daunting task for the down-in-the-trenches... Read more
Data Science News Week in Review: November 25th
Every week we’re bringing data science news to you… some highlights include reviewing Facebook’s DeepFovea AI, IBM’s Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, and more. Read on: Facebook’s DeepFovea AI promises power-efficient VR foveated rendering In a paper released on November 18th, Facebook introduced a... Read more
7 AI Research Labs in Europe Leading the Data Science Community
In the past, we’ve highlighted some West Coast AI research labs that we think are doing some really incredible work. Now, in an attempt to look past the dominating presence of Silicon Valley, we’re turning our focus overseas and taking a closer look at some of... Read more
Most Influential Data Science Research Papers for 2018
As an academic researcher in a previous life, I like to maintain ties to the research community while working in the data science field. I feel that a firm understanding of the origins for the technologies I use in my consulting work: AI, machine learning, and... Read more