Tag Archive: Machine Learning

Flu AI 02.2.18

Using Machine-Learning Prediction to Forecast the Flu Season

Just as you depend on your local weatherman to tell you whether you need to bring an umbrella to work, medical professionals rely on influenza forecasts to predict the severity of the flu season and plan accordingly. However, these flu predictions are notoriously inaccurate and vague, making it difficult to effectively prepare, allocate resources and…

Machine Learning 12.20.17

Veritone Acquires Advanced Data Science and Machine Learning Firm

Acquisition Will Augment the Orchestration of Cognitive Engines Veritone®, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive solutions, today announced it has acquired the advanced data analytics software and related intellectual property (IP) assets of Atigeo Corporation. The acquisition includes a cooperative distributed inferencing system — based on Hamiltonian models and…

11.18.17

Lenovo Aims to Feed the World Using Geospatial Image Analysis

It’s a troubling and inescapable equation: The global population will rise by nearly 50 percent by 2050, requiring a doubling in food production, according to the United Nations. However, in a time of increasingly constrained resources, such a massive expansion will test the limits of worldwide agriculture. To address this paramount challenge facing humanity, Chinese…

10.2.17

Radio Just Got Smarter Thanks to AI

Radio World – With rivals moving at internet speed, online media seems to have reduced broadcast media powerhouses to the status of media dinosaurs. However, new AI technologies are giving the so-called old media firms a chance to turn the tables on their internet rivals. It’s true: Broadcast media is at a crossroads. Consumers are swarming…

09.15.17

AI Takes on Law Enforcement

diginomica – Big city police departments are drowning in data that creates 10,000 hours of video a week alone. That is far too much information for human beings to process and analyze. Much of it is wasted. The good news for law enforcement agencies is that they have never had more relevant information to work with…

08.15.17

Companies Should Make More Use of Cognitive Engines

Despite massive investments in artificial intelligence in the tech market, few companies in other industries have engaged in large-scale implementation of AI, according to McKinsey & Co. Only a small percentage of non-tech companies have adopted AI cognitive engine technology, with an even smaller portion employing multiple cognitive engines. This finding reveals a massive opportunity…