"The field of Machine Learning seeks to answer these questions: How can we build computer systems that automatically improve with experience, and what are the fundamental laws that govern all learning processes?"
– from The Discipline of Machine Learning by Tom Mitchell. CMU-ML-06-108, 2006.
In what now seems a distant pre-pandemic period, excitement about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare was already escalating. From the academic and clinical fields to the healthcare business and entrepreneurial sectors, there was a remarkable proliferation of AI -- e.g., attention-based learning, neural networks, online-meets-offline, and the Internet of Things. The reason for all this activity is clear -- AI presents a game-changing opportunity for improving healthcare quality and safety, making care delivery more efficient, and reducing the overall cost of care. Well before COVID-19 began to challenge our healthcare system and give rise to a greater demand for AI, thought leaders were offering cautionary advice. Robert Pearl, MD, a well-known advocate for technologically advanced care delivery, recently wrote in Forbes that because technology developers tend to focus on what will sell, many heavily marketed AI applications have failed to elevate the health of the population, improve patient safety, or reduce healthcare costs.
Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates the creation of analytical models. It is a discipline of Artificial Intelligence based on the concept that systems can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisions without or with minimal human intervention. As data is constantly being produced, machine learning solutions adapt autonomously, learning from new information as well as from previous processes. Most companies that handle big data are recognizing the value of machine learning (for example, industrial learning, which obtains information from sources as diverse as the Internet of Things, sensors, etc.). If you want to get the most out of your business data and automate processes like you have never imagined before, now is the time to apply a machine learning strategy in your organization.
We live in fascinating times, where Deep Learning [DL] is continuously applied in new areas of our life and very often, revolutionizes otherwise stagnated industries. At the same time, open-source frameworks such as Keras and PyTorch level the playing field and give everybody access to state-of-the-art tools and algorithms. Strong community and simple API of these libraries make it possible to have cutting edge models at your fingertips, even without in-depth knowledge of math that makes it all possible. However, the understanding of what is happening inside the Neural Network [NN] helps a lot with tasks like architecture selection, hyperparameters tuning, or performance optimization. Since I believe that nothing teaches you more than getting your hands dirty, I'll show you how to create a Convolutional Neural Network [CNN] capable of classifying MNIST images, with 90% accuracy, using only NumPy.
Is it possible some instances of artificial intelligence are not as intelligent as we thought? Call it artificial artificial intelligence. A team of computer graduate students reports that a closer examination of several dozen information retrieval algorithms hailed as milestones in artificial research were in fact nowhere near as revolutionary as claimed. In fact, AI used in those algorithms were often merely minor tweaks of previously established routines. According to graduate student researcher Davis Blalock at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, after his team examined 81 approaches to developing neural networks commonly believed to be superior to earlier efforts, the team could not confirm that any improvement, in fact, was ever achieved.
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How multi-armed bandits can help Starbucks send personalized offers to its customers. Coupon systems have been widely used to enhance customers' engagement in digital-based platforms. Coupon systems have been widely used to enhance customers' engagement in digital-based platforms. By offering users a challenge and a corresponding reward, companies' services become not only more attractive, but most importantly it can lead users to become frequent customers, thus enhancing a brand's impact on its customers. However, knowing which coupon to provide can be a rather complex task since each customer profile responds differently to each offer, and frequently offering them bad deals might drag them away from your business.
A very simple graph that adds two numbers together. In the figure above, two numbers are supposed to be added. Those numbers are stored in two variables, a and b. The two values are flowing through the graph and arrive at the square node, where they are being added. The result of the addition is stored into another variable, c.
Sonar is commonly used to map the ocean floor, and seabed composition (e.g. Salinity, depth and water temperature also affect how sound waves are propagated through water. This means that sonar measurements at different depths and distances can give accurate soundings of the ocean's properties, for example how underwater currents propagate, how the deeper ocean changes with the climate or where best to listen to whales. Working with Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd (SEA), scientists at the University's Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm which could improve underwater mapping by making sense of incomplete data and working out how many measurements are needed to give an accurate survey. The research was part of a project contracted by The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), a part of the Ministry of Defence, to improve monitoring of the UK's vast marine territories using high tech sonar.
Deep learning is still bearing fruits. However, the standard types of networks are exhausting their possibilities, and researchers seek out such extensions to the basic neural network models, which will weaken their inherent limitations. Some extensions such as self-attention layers have enjoyed great practical success. Remarkably, many shortcomings of neural networks mirror the advantages of symbolic systems (and vice versa). Indeed, one can note that both self-attention layers and capsule networks are attempts to work around the notorious variable binding problem described in the Fodor and Pylyshyn's paper, which is easily solved in symbolic systems but is very inconvenient for neural networks.
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