Big Data: Overviews


Emerging Trends in Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, and Interne…

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Customer requirements are evolving Data variety and data volumes are increasing rapidly Customers want to democratize access to data in a governed way Security and cost remain key decision factors Analytic needs are evolving beyond batch reports to real-time and predictive Customers are looking to incorporate voice, image recognition, and IoT use cases into applications 3. 2018, Amazon Web Services, Inc. or its Affiliates. Traditionally, analytics used to look like this 4. 2018, Amazon Web Services, Inc. or its Affiliates. Exchange Data • 12 equities markets • 4 options markets SIP Data • SIP trades • SIP NBBO • OPRA Broker Dealer data • 4000 plus firms Third Party Data • Bloomberg • Thompson Reuters • DTCC • OCC Management Amazon S3 Amazon Glacier Intake Linkage Normalization Validation Analytics Amazon Redshift Amazon EMR Machine Learning API API RDS IAM KMS Usage Stats • 33k • 20Pb Structured and unstructured data Millions of documents 25K data checks daily Normalization 33,000 servers daily Centralized data Normalized data Integrated data Discoverable Direct data query ML/AI platforms Applications/ Visualizations 19. Serverless Analytics Deliver cost-effective analytic solutions faster $ 24. Video Amazon Rekognition Video 1. Video is uploaded and stored to S3 2. Rekognition Video creates metadata for people and objects with time segments for search 4. Lambda also pushes the metadata and confidence scores into Elasticsearch 3. The output is persisted as metadata into DynamoDB to ensure durability Amazon Rekognition Video AWS LambdaAmazon S3 Amazon Elasticsearch Amazon DynamoDB 26.


Advanced Statistics and Data Mining for Data Science

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Data Science is an ever-evolving field. Data Science includes techniques and theories extracted from statistics, computer science, and machine learning. This video course will be your companion and ensure that you master various data mining and statistical techniques. The course starts by comparing and contrasting statistics and data mining and then provides an overview of the various types of projects data scientists usually encounter. You will then learn predictive/classification modeling, which is the most common type of data analysis project.


Demystifying Machine Learning: An Overview

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Have you ever had a credit card transaction declined when it shouldn't have been? Or been on the receiving end of a personalized email or web ad? Have you ever noticed a site giving you recommendations for things you might be interested in when you're shopping online? And my last example, have you ever had an offer from a company designed to stop you from leaving them as a customer? If any of these things have happened to you, then you've probably been on the receiving end of a machine learning algorithm, employed by a company you do business with (or in some cases, have merely considered doing business with). We're going to take you behind the scenes and give you a layman's view of machine learning so you can see what kind of problems they can solve.


Amazon Machine Learning and Analytics Tools – BMC Blogs

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Here we begin our survey of Amazon AWS cloud analytics and big data tools. First we will give an overview of some of what is available. Then we will look at some of them in more detail in subsequent blog posts and provide examples of how to use them. Amazon's approach to selling these cloud services is that these tools take some of the complexity out of developing ML predictive, classification models and neural networks. That is true, but could it be limiting.


The power of Artificial Intelligence in manufacturing - The Manufacturer

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Just as manufacturing has seen huge benefits from Lean, automation and advanced IT, Artificial Intelligence promises to be the next breakthrough in productivity improvement. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to enhance and extend the capabilities of humans, and help businesses achieve more, faster and more efficiently. Though by no means a new concept, several more recent developments have enabled AI to cross into the mainstream: namely, cloud computing, big data, and improved machine learning algorithms. AI-driven analytics and real-time insights have already begun to help businesses grow their revenues and market shares faster than their peers in industries as diverse as healthcare, finance, utilities and ecommerce. The Manufacturer's Annual Manufacturing Report 2018 found that 92% of senior manufacturing executives believe that'Smart Factory' digital technologies – including Artificial Intelligence – will enable them to increase their productivity levels and empower staff to work smarter.


A Framework for Approaching Textual Data Science Tasks

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There's an awful lot of text data available today, and enormous amounts of it are being created on a daily basis, ranging from structured to semi-structured to fully unstructured. What can we do with it? Well, quite a bit, actually; it depends on what your objectives are, but there are 2 intricately related yet differentiated umbrellas of tasks which can be exploited in order to leverage the availability of all of this data.


Selecting the best system, large deviations, and multi-armed bandits

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Consider the problem of finding a population amongst many with the largest mean when these means are unknown but population samples can be generated via simulation. Typically, by selecting a population with the largest sample mean, it can be shown that the false selection probability decays at an exponential rate. Lately researchers have sought algorithms that guarantee that this probability is restricted to a small $\delta$ in order $\log(1/\delta)$ computational time by estimating the associated large deviations rate function via simulation. We show that such guarantees are misleading. Enroute, we identify the large deviations principle followed by the empirically estimated large deviations rate function that may also be of independent interest. Further, we show a negative result that when populations have unbounded support, under mild restrictions, any policy that asymptotically identifies the correct population with probability at least $1-\delta$ for each problem instance requires more than $O(\log(1/\delta))$ samples in making such a determination in any problem instance. This suggests that some restrictions are essential on populations to devise $O(\log(1/\delta))$ algorithms with $1 - \delta$ correctness guarantees. We note that under restriction on population moments, such methods are easily designed. We also observe that sequential methods from stochastic multi-armed bandit literature can be adapted to devise such algorithms.


Google's Vision for Mainstreaming Machine Learning

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Here at The Next Platform, we've touched on the convergence of machine learning, HPC, and enterprise requirements looking at ways that vendors are trying to reduce the barriers to enable enterprises to leverage AI and machine learning to better address the rapid changes brought about by such emerging trends as the cloud, edge computing and mobility. At the SC17 show in November 2017, Dell EMC unveiled efforts underway to bring AI, machine learning and deep learning into the mainstream, similar to how the company and other vendors in recent years have been working to make it easier for enterprises to adopt HPC techniques for their environments. For Dell EMC, that means in part doing so through bundled, engineered systems. IBM has strategies underway, including through the integration of its PowerAI deep learning enterprise software with its Data Science Experience. Both offerings are aimed at making it easier for enterprises to embrace advance AI technologies and for developers and data scientists to develop and train machine learning models.


A Framework for Approaching Textual Data Science Tasks

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There's an awful lot of text data available today, and enormous amounts of it are being created on a daily basis, ranging from structured to semi-structured to fully unstructured. What can we do with it? Well, quite a bit, actually; it depends on what your objectives are, but there are 2 intricately related yet differentiated umbrellas of tasks which can be exploited in order to leverage the availability of all of this data. NLP is a major aspect of computational linguistics, and also falls within the realms of computer science and artificial intelligence. Text mining exists in a similar realm as NLP, in that it is concerned with identifying interesting, non-trivial patterns in textual data.


Top Stories, Jan 1-7: Docker for Data Science; Quantum Machine Learning: An Overview

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