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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) TO REVEAL GLOBAL OIL STORAGE

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The tanks have floating roofs, so the volume of oil is visible. Orbital Insight is using shadow-detection technology and calculates how full a storage tank is by the size of the crescent-shaped shadow on the tank roof.


Low Gasoline Prices, What are Consumers Doing with the Extra Cash?

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She is currently in the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp pr... taking place between April 11th to July 1st, 2016. Looking at the scatter plots we can get a better idea if possible relationships exist between web search terms and low gasoline prices. However, Yoga and Restaurants do not appear to be affected by low gasoline prices, maybe they are part of consumers everyday life and not necessary something determined by extra cash they may have. Newborns appears to have a relationship with low gasoline prices, having some extra cash could make consumer thing about expanding their families.


Low Gasoline Prices, What are Consumers Doing with the Extra Cash?

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Could there be a possible relationship between some web search terms and gasoline prices? Looking at the scatter plots we can get a better idea if possible relationships exist between web search terms and low gasoline prices. Mercedes-Benz and Home Improvement both seem to have an indirect relationship with low gasoline prices, as prices decreased searches increased. Newborns appears to have a relationship with low gasoline prices, having some extra cash could make consumer thing about expanding their families.



US consumer sentiment slips in April

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The University of Michigan said Friday that its index of consumer sentiment slid to 89 in April from 91 in March. Richard Curtin, chief economist of the Michigan surveys, said consumers may have been troubled this month "by growing uncertainty about the economic policies advocated by various presidential candidates." Rising gasoline prices may also have taken a toll. On Tuesday, the Conference Board, a business group, reported that its measure of consumer spirits also slid in April; consumer expectations about the future fell to a two-year low.


Paris Machine Learning Meetup #12 Season 3: ML Hardware

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Marc Wolff, Amine El Helou, Mathworks, Un algorithme distribué de forêt aléatoire pour du risque de crédit/ A Random Forest distributed algorithm for credit risk computations. We will talk about how we use optics to perform some specific operation of interest in Machine Learning. The basis of this talk relies on this preprint.


US consumer sentiment slips in March to five-month low

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U.S. consumer sentiment slipped last month to lowest level since October with Americans worried about the country's economic outlook, the University of Michigan said Friday.


A Chess Combination Program Which Uses Plans

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The program analyses carefully the initial situation. It creates some plans and tries to execute them. It analyses the situations deeper in the tree only if the plan fails. In that case it generates new plans correcting what is wrong in the old one. So, the program considers only natural branches of the tree. It can find combinations for which it is necessary to look more than twenty ply ahead. The paper describes the methods used for analyzing a situation and for modifying unsuccessful plans. Then we examine some results found by the program.Artificial Intelligence 8 (1977), 275-321


A General Game-Playing Program

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A general game-playing program must know the rules of the particular playing game. These rules are:(1) an algorithm indicating the winning state;(2) an algorithm enumerating legal moves. A move gives a set of changes from the present situation.There are two means of giving these rules:(1) We can write a subroutine which recognizes if we have won and another which enumerates legal moves. Such a subroutine is a black box giving to the calling program the answer: 'you win' or 'you do not win', or the list of legal moves. But it cannot know what is in that subroutine.(2) We can also define a language in which we describe the rules of a game. The program investigates the rules written with this language and finds some indications to improve its play. Artificial Intelligence and Heuristic Programming Edinburgh University Press