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Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence – Know The Real Differences

Is there any difference? Really? Because most of us have been using the terms artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) interchangeably since their inception. You’ll be surprised to know the thin-line differences that these two phenomena hold in the tech world. So, to begin: The analogy between ML and AI This has been a sensible practice among us [...]

What hospitals should consider when choosing AI tools

What hospitals should consider when choosing AI tools: Some healthcare organizations are turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning because of the enhancements these advanced technologies can make to patient care, operations and security. But assessing the promises of the technologies can be difficult and time-consuming, unless you’re an expert. Two such experts weigh in [...]

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Better Financial Services through a Better Connected World

The financial services industry is feeling the impact of the digital revolution. Maintaining growth and profitability is an enormous challenge for banks as they need to keep tinkering with the customer experience, not only to provide financial services for their customers, but also to stay more relevant in customer’s lives and keep their attention.    [...]

Expanding Visibility With Apache Kafka

Expanding Visibility With Apache Kafka - What would you do if you had terabytes of operational data being generated in production each day, and hundreds of engineering teams wanting to use that data to improve their services … but no way to connect the two? A Broader Vision This started us thinking bigger. There are a vast [...]

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What networks and the Internet of Things are doing for healthcare

With budgets and resources becoming ever tighter, the healthcare industry, in common with many others, is undergoing a significant digital transformation. Advances in digital technology are proving to be a great benefit, enabling health care providers to do more with less. The ability to securely access a patient’s Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and their diagnostic [...]

Building a Foundation for Machine Learning Across Your Organization

A wave of obsession for all-things machine learning (ML) has washed over the technology and business communities — and society more broadly — in the last several years, and understandably so; machine learning-enabled products and services can present myriad benefits to an organization— not least the ability to harness large swaths of data to make previously tedious tasks more easy [...]

By |Machine Learning|

How Machine Learning Is Changing the World — and Your Everyday Life

Machine learning is one element (perhaps the driving force) of AI, whereby a computer is programmed with the ability to self-teach and improve its performance of a specific task. In essence, machine learning is all about analyzing big data -- the automatic extraction of information and using it to make predictions, decipher whether the prediction was correct, [...]

By |Machine Learning|

Key Differences between Text Mining vs Natural Language Processing

Natural language is what we use for communication.  Techniques for processing such data to understand underlying meaning is collectively called as Natural Language Processing (NLP). The data could be speech, text or even an image and approach involve applying Machine Learning (ML) techniques on data to build applications involving classification, extracting structure, summarizing and translating data. [...]

By |Fast Data|