Professor John Kelleher discusses recurrent neural networks and conversational AI

Professor John Kelle...

Voice translate assistants like Google Home, Siri, Alexa and other similar platforms are now commonplace.  However, for the most part, these device are limited to question and answer  type exchanges and not conversational.  The next big focus for machine translation is dialog systems that go beyond Q&A.  At ODSC Europe 2017 we sat down with […]

A conversation with  Professor Neil Lawrence, Director of Machine Learning at Amazon Research

A conversation with ...

As the practice of data science and AI evolves and permeates all aspects of society, the need to understand its impact increases. In this wide ranging interview, Professor Neil Lawrence, Director of Machine Learning at Amazon Research, touches on a number of thought provoking topics. Neil discusses the need for a set of best practises […]

Analytics and Beyond!

Analytics and Beyond...

When I talk to young data science graduates, I often feel that they can train a deep learning model in 5 minutes, but have no idea where to go from there. After and before the model training and evaluation part, there is this big grey area where ideas are confused and directions unclear.   I […]

ODSC Europe 2017 in Review

ODSC Europe 2017 in ...

ODSC London wrapped up Saturday October 14th with close to 1,500 attendees passing through our doors. Not bad for just our second event in the city that never stops moving. A couple of interesting factoids.  We had attendees from 58 countries attending with many of them from Europe ( thus the name!),  but strong representation […]