OpenCyc – Cycorp The OpenCyc Platform is your gateway to the full power of Cyc, the world’s largest and most complete general knowledge base and commonsense reasoning engine. OpenCyc contains hundreds of thousands of Cyc terms organized in a carefully designed ontology. Cycorp offers this ontology at no cost and encourages you to make use of, and extend, this ontology rather than starting your own from scratch. OpenCyc can be used as the basis of a wide variety of intelligent applications such as:
Handmade Ceramic Animal Planters by Cumbuca Chic If you’ve been on the hunt for the perfect ceramic capybara planter, look no further. Ceramicist Priscilla Ramos from São Paulo, Brazil, has a fantastic line of animal planters in the form of foxes, whales, anteaters, and yes, even the world’s largest rodent. She’s even working on a sloth! Audio Fingerprinting with Python and Numpy · Will Drevo Published November 15, 2013 The first day I tried out Shazam, I was blown away. Next to GPS and surviving the fall down a flight of stairs, being able to recognize a song from a vast corpus of audio was the most incredible thing I'd ever seen my phone do. This recognition works though a process called audio fingerprinting. Examples include: After a few weekends of puzzling through academic papers and writing code, I came up with the Dejavu Project, an open-source audio fingerprinting project in Python.
Understanding Convolution in Deep Learning Convolution is probably the most important concept in deep learning right now. It was convolution and convolutional nets that catapulted deep learning to the forefront of almost any machine learning task there is. But what makes convolution so powerful? How does it work? In this blog post I will explain convolution and relate it to other concepts that will help you to understand convolution thoroughly. There are already some blog post regarding convolution in deep learning, but I found all of them highly confusing with unnecessary mathematical details that do not further the understanding in any meaningful way.
Best Machine Learning Resources for Getting Started This was a really hard post to write because I want it to be really valuable. I sat down with a blank page and asked the really hard question of what are the very best libraries, courses, papers and books I would recommend to an absolute beginner in the field of Machine Learning. I really agonised over what to include and what to exclude. I had to work hard to put my self in the shoes of a programmer and beginner at machine learning and think about what resources would best benefit them. I picked the best for each type of resource. The Numerical and Insightful Blog: A Gentle Introduction to Backpropagation Why is this blog being written? Neural networks have always fascinated me ever since I became aware of them in the 1990s. They are often represented with a hypnotizing array of connections. In the last decade, deep neural networks have dominated pattern recognition, often replacing other algorithms for applications like computer vision and voice recognition.
Google open-sources its software for making trippy images with deep learning Google today announced that it has open-sourced its code for generating wild and crazy images using a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning. The DeepDream project is now available on GitHub. The project relies on the open-source Caffe deep learning framework. Deep learning involves training artificial neural networks on a large pile of data — for example, pictures of geese — and then throwing them a new piece of data, like a picture of an ostrich, to receive an educated guess about it.
Learning from the best Guest contributor David Kofoed Wind is a PhD student in Cognitive Systems at The Technical University of Denmark (DTU): As a part of my master's thesis on competitive machine learning, I talked to a series of Kaggle Masters to try to understand how they were consistently performing well in competitions. What I learned was a mixture of rather well-known tactics, and less obvious tricks-of-the-trade. In this blog post, I have picked some of their answers to my questions in an attempt to outline some of the strategies which are useful for performing well on Kaggle. As the name of this blog suggests, there is no free hunch, and reading this blog post will not make you a Kaggle Master overnight.
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