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Neural Networks From Scratch in Python & R

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I prefer Option 2 and take that approach to learn any new topic. I might not be able to tell you the entire math behind an algorithm, but I can tell you the intuition. I can tell you the best scenarios to apply an algorithm based on my experiments and understanding. In my interactions with people, I find that people don't take time to develop this intuition and hence they struggle to apply things in the right manner. In this article, I will discuss the building block of neural networks from scratch and focus more on developing this intuition to apply Neural networks. We will code in both "Python" and "R".


The Complete Neural Networks Bootcamp: Theory, Applications

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In this section, we will introduce the deep learning framework we'll be using through this course, which is PyTorch. We will show you how to install it, how it works and why it's special, and then we will code some PyTorch tensors and show you some operations on tensors, as well as show you Autograd in code!


Most Useful C/C++ ML Libraries Every Data Scientist Should Know

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C is ideal for dynamic load balancing, adaptive caching, and developing large big data frameworks, and libraries. Google's MapReduce, MongoDB, most of the deep learning libraries listed below have been implemented using C . Scylla known for its ultra-low latency and extremely high throughput is coded using C acts as a replacement to Apache Cassandra and Amazon DynamoDB. With some of the unique advantages of C as a programming language, (including memory management, performance characteristics, and systems programming), it definitely serves as one of the most efficient tools for developing fast scalable Data Science and Big Data libraries. Further, Julia (a compiled and interactive language – developed from MIT) is emerging as a potential competitor to Python in the field of scientific computing and data processing. Its fast processing speed, parallelism, static along with dynamic typing and C bindings for plugging in libraries, has eased the job for developers/data scientists to integrate and use C as a data science and big data library.


3 Things You Need to Know About Deep Learning

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Deep learning is a machine learning technique that teaches computers to do what comes naturally to humans: learn by example. Deep learning is a key technology behind driverless cars, enabling them to recognize a stop sign, or to distinguish a pedestrian from a lamppost. It is the key to voice control in consumer devices like phones, tablets, TVs, and hands-free speakers. Deep learning is getting lots of attention lately and for good reason. It's achieving results that were not possible before.


Gyrfalcon White Paper Examines New AI Chipsets for Edge-Vision Computing

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Gyrfalcon Technology announced a new white paper entitled "AI-Powered Camera Sensors: Computing at the Edge – Smart Cameras, Robotic Vehicles and End-Point Devices." Artificial Intelligence (AI) processing on the edge device – particularly AI vision-specific industries – eliminates privacy concerns, while avoiding the speed, bandwidth, latency, power consumption and cost issues of cloud computing. The white paper is available for free here. "The emerging smart CMOS image sensors technology trend is to merge ISP functionality and deep learning network processor into a unified end-to-end AI co-processor," said Dr. Manouchehr Rafie, Vice President of Advanced Technologies at Gyrfalcon. "This white paper defines a new paradigm for on-device integrated AI-camera sensor co-processor chips. The chips' built-in high-processing power and memory allow the machine- and human-vision applications to operate much faster, more energy-efficiently, cost-effectively and securely without sending any data to remote servers."


Creating custom image datasets for Deep Learning projects.

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Let's now look at some of the useful tools to download images easily: Fatkun Batch Download Image is a powerful and handy browser extension to download images from the web. Let's now download images of apple fruit since we want to create a fruit classification detector. Since it is easier to show than to write about the process, I have included a short video to show the download process step by step.


The AI workplace and ArcGIS Deep Learning Workflow

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Welcome to part 4 of my AI and GeoAI Series that will cover the more technical aspects of GeoAI and ArcGIS. Previously, part 1 of this series covered the Future Impacts of AI on Mapping and Modernization which introduced the concept of GeoAI and why you should care about having an AI as a future coworker. Part 2 of the series, GIS, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation in the Workplace covered specific geospatial professions that will be drastically effected by introduction of GeoAI technology in the workplace. Part 3 addressed Teaming with the Machine - AI in the workplace the emergence of the new geospatial working relationship between information, humans, and artificial intelligence to be successful in an organizations mission. For part 4, we will address 3 specific GeoAI areas in ArcGIS that will help you with your journey to developing your Deep Learning workflows.


Amazon's Alexa becomes a better conversationalist and can now ask you questions, too – TechCrunch

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At its annual hardware event, Amazon today announced new capabilities for its Alexa personal assistant that will allow it to become more personalized as it can now ask clarifying questions and then use this personalized data to interact with the user later on. In addition, Alexa can now join a conversation, too, starting a mode where you don't have to say'hey Alexa' all the time. With that, multiple users can interact with Alexa and the system will chime in when it's appropriate (or not -- since we haven't tested this yet). As Amazon VP and head scientist Rohit Prasad noted, the system for asking questions and personalizing responses uses a deep learning-based approach that allows Alexa to acquire new concepts and actions based on what it learns from customers. Whatever it learns is personalized and only applies to this individual customer.


AI Concepts for Security (GSX 2020)

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Nearly all security cameras available today have some form of video analytics on board, according to Brian Baker, vice president, Americas, for Calipsa, a leading provider of deep learning-powered video analytics for false alarm reduction. But why is this the case? And what do facilities managers need to know about it? Video analytics powered by artificial intelligence promise smarter alerts that free your security staff from responding to false alarms, says Baker, a presenter at the 2020 GSX virtual tradeshow. But to find the right AI-backed analytics for your organization, it's first important to understand the basic concepts behind the technologies.


Computational Needs for Computer Vision (CV) in AI & ML Systems

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Computer vision (CV) is a major task for modern Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems. It's accelerating nearly every domain in the tech industry enabling organizations to revolutionize the way machines and business systems work. Academically, it is a well-established area of computer science and many decades worth of research work have gone into this field. However, the use of deep neural networks has recently revolutionized the CV field and given it new oxygen. There is a diverse array of application areas for computer vision.