Salesforce created an algorithm that automatically summarizes text using machine learning

Salesforce created an algorithm that automatically summarizes text using machine learning

  • To help solve this problem, researchers at Salesforce have developed an algorithm that uses machine learning to produce “surprisingly coherent and accurate” summaries according to MIT Technology Review.
  • To that end, Salesforce is turning to machine learning to find ways to summarize longer blocks of texts, which it could eventually incorporate into its products.
  • Together, the two advances allow researchers to automatically create summaries of longer texts that are accurate and readable.
  • Salesforce’s approach uses two teaching methods: teacher forced and reinforcement learning
    The other breakthrough concerns how the researchers train the system to learn and improve itself.
  • The results are pretty astonishing: the researchers provided several examples, showing the original article, a human-generated summary, and a summary generated by their own model, and in each case, the summaries are considerably shorter than the original text, but contain the essentials in a readable form.

This year, people are expected to spend more than half their day reading e-mail, articles, or posts on social media, and it’s only going to get worse. To help solve this problem, researchers at…
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Python for Big Data in One Picture

Python for Big Data in One Picture  #DataScience #IoT #MachineLearning #BigData

  • This picture originally posted here covers the following topics:

    To zoom in, view picture in the original article, or click on picture.

  • The original article also provides a detailed listing of all the 100+ entities listed in the picture, broken down in categories and sub-categories, some items belonging to multiple categories.
  • Anyone interested in creating a clickable link for each of these entities?
  • For instance, entity 1.1 (in the original article) is numpy, while 4.1 is matplotlib.

This picture originally posted here covers the following topics:

Basic stack
Newer packages
Integrated platforms
Visualization
Data formats
MapReduce
Glue
GPU…
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Machine Learning: The Bigger Picture, Part I

#MachineLearning - The Bigger Picture:  #abdsc #BigData #DataScience by @Dzone

  • In the past few decades, computer systems have achieved a whole lot.
  • The classic computer system can be seen as a big information switching network that directs information to where it needs to go.
  • The SAGE system integrated the information coming from all radar installations and routed this information to operators that would classify airplanes as hostile or friendly.
  • The system was not intelligent, as it heavily relied on the cognitive abilities of the operators to make complex decisions.
  • For example, beards have become more popular in the recent years, which could throw off the system.

This article was posted by Tamis van der Laan. Tamis is a data science and machine learning specialist. 
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