AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 AWS AI Hackathon

We’re excited to announce the winners of the 2018 AWS AI Hackathon.  Horacio Canales has won first place with his “Second Alert” project. This project enables users from around the world to identify missing persons, including human trafficking victims, children too young to remember their family members’ names, and mentally handicapped individuals. Horacio built the […]

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Amazon SageMaker notebooks now support Git integration for increased persistence, collaboration, and reproducibility

It’s now possible to associate GitHub, AWS CodeCommit, and any self-hosted Git repository with Amazon SageMaker notebook instances to easily and securely collaborate and ensure version-control with Jupyter Notebooks. In this blog post, I’ll elaborate on the benefits of using Git-based version-control systems and how to set up your notebook instances to work with Git repositories. Data […]

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Semantic Segmentation algorithm is now available in Amazon SageMaker

Amazon SageMaker is a managed and infinitely scalable machine learning (ML) platform. With this platform, it is easy to build, train, and deploy machine learning models. Amazon SageMaker already has two popular built-in computer vision algorithms for image classification and object detection. The Amazon SageMaker image classification algorithm learns to categorize images into a set of […]

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Introducing Amazon Translate Custom Terminology

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, and affordable language translation. Today, we are introducing Custom Terminology, a feature that customers can use to customize Amazon Translate output to use company- and domain-specific vocabulary. By uploading and invoking Custom Terminology with translation requests, customers have the ability to ensure that their […]

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Introducing medical language processing with Amazon Comprehend Medical

We are excited to announce Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service that allows developers to process unstructured medical text and identify information such as patient diagnosis, treatments, dosages, symptoms and signs, and more. Comprehend Medical helps health care providers, insurers, researchers, and clinical trial investigators as well as health care IT, biotech, […]

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Introducing Dynamic Training for deep learning with Amazon EC2

Today we are excited to announce the availability of Dynamic Training (DT) for deep learning models, or DT for short. DT allows deep learning practitioners to reduce model training cost and time by leveraging the cloud’s elasticity and economies of scale. Our first reference implementation of DT is based on Apache MXNet, and is open sourced […]

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Amazon’s own ‘Machine Learning University’ now available to all developers

Today, I’m excited to share that, for the first time, the same machine learning courses used to train engineers at Amazon are now available to all developers through AWS. We’ve been using machine learning across Amazon for more than 20 years. With thousands of engineers focused on machine learning across the company, there are very […]

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Amazon Rekognition announces updates to its face detection, analysis, and recognition capabilities

Today we are announcing updates to our face detection, analysis, and recognition features. These updates provide customers with improvements in the ability to detect more faces from images, perform higher accuracy face matches, and obtain improved age, gender, and emotion attributes for faces in images. Amazon Rekognition customers can use each of these enhancements starting […]

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Building a conversational business intelligence bot with Amazon Lex

Conversational interfaces are transforming the way people interact with software applications and services. They are untethering people from keyboards and smartphone gestures by replacing those interfaces with a more natural style of interaction: the spoken word. Increasingly, people are opting to interact with a bot when they need an answer to a question, to set […]

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New Features For Amazon SageMaker: Workflows, Algorithms, and Accreditation

We’ve seen a ton of progress in machine learning during the past 12 months, with customers using Amazon SageMaker – a fully-managed service which has put ML into the hands of tens of thousands of developers and data scientists – to find fraud, predict pitches, and tune engines. We’ve added nearly 100 new features and […]

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