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Data Science Weekly Newsletter
December 5, 2019

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  • Can AI Help Us Identify Animals?
    New technology has revolutionized how we study wild animals, but it has also bogged down scientists with data...luckily, there's an *intelligent* solution...

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Data Science Articles & Videos

  • Keras inventor Chollet charts a new direction for AI: a Q&A
    Google scientist François Chollet has made a lasting contribution to AI in the wildly popular Keras application programming interface. He now hopes to move the field toward a new approach to intelligence. He talked with ZDNet about what he hopes to accomplish...
  • DeepHuman: 3D Human Reconstruction from a Single Image
    We propose DeepHuman, a deep learning based framework for 3D human reconstruction from a single RGB image. Since this problem is highly intractable, we adopt a stage-wise, coarse-to-fine method consisting of three steps, namely inner body estimation, outer surface reconstruction and frontal surface detail refinement...
  • Understanding the generalization of ‘lottery tickets’ in neural networks
    New research from Facebook AI finds the first definitive evidence that lottery tickets generalize across related, but distinct datasets and can extend to reinforcement learning (RL) and natural language processing (NLP). We’re sharing details on the results of our experiments using winning tickets, and we’re also introducing a new theoretical framework on the formation of lottery tickets to help researchers advance toward a better understanding of lucky initializations...
  • Procgen Benchmark
    We’re releasing Procgen Benchmark, 16 simple-to-use procedurally-generated environments which provide a direct measure of how quickly a reinforcement learning agent learns generalizable skills...


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Training & Resources

  • Deep Learning with DNN Compiler
    This article shows how to use DNNC to compile a machine learning model on a microcontroller or microcomputer worth ranging from 10¢ to $5...


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