Document analysis and understanding is an active area of research in the applied NLP community. In this talk, Alex Cunliffe demonstrates an unsupervised method to organize a body of text into a set of topics and outliers.This approach uses a transformer model that has been fine-tuned for semantic similarity (SentenceTransformers hyperlink: sbert.net). It can be used to quickly review a large set of documents to identify areas of interest or concern without requiring a human to exhaustively read through each document one-by-one. She demonstrates this approach applied to the lyrics of an early-2000s hit musical piece.
August 15, 2021
A company’s transition to AI is incredibly hard. As non-tech companies look for ways to evolve their existing teams and software infrastructure to support machine learning, they often make a common mistake: the “just a binary” machine learning (ML) antipattern. This approach to deploying models considers the ML model as an isolated binary inside the existing infrastructure. Although seemingly reasonable, the antipattern is fraught with hidden dangers.
June 6, 2021
Many data science projects die a slow, painful death because the organization isn’t motivated to make it succeed. In this post we address the three primary reasons projects fail and provide suggestions for what you can do to overcome these challenges.:
May 2, 2021
Your goal as an AI leader is to get your teams to think like pros. You want them to strategically look for ways in which AI can lift the entire business instead of just solving a narrowly defined problem. Your team should constantly seek ways to advance the bigger vision of becoming an AI-driven company. In this issue of FeedForward, I’ll describe the difference between how pros and amateurs think about AI.