AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

Become a certified machine learning developer with the new AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty certification

Back in November 2018 we announced on this blog that the same machine learning (ML) courses used to train engineers at Amazon are now available to all developers through AWS. Today, we’re letting you know that there is a way to enhance and validate your ability to build, train, tune, and deploy machine learning models […]

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Bring your own hyperparameter optimization algorithm on Amazon SageMaker

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to implement custom, state-of-the-art hyperparameter optimization (HPO) algorithms to tune models on Amazon SageMaker. Amazon SageMaker includes a built-in HPO algorithm, but provides the flexibility to use your own HPO algorithm. We’ll provide you with a framework to incorporate an HPO algorithm that you choose. However, before we […]

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Model serving with Amazon Elastic Inference

Amazon Elastic Inference (EI) is a service that allows you to attach low-cost GPU-powered acceleration to Amazon EC2 and Amazon SageMaker instances. EI reduces the cost of running deep learning inference by up to 75%. Model Server for Apache MXNet (MMS) enables deployment of MXNet- and ONNX-based models for inference at scale. In this blog […]

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Easily perform bulk label quality assurance using Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

In this blog post we’re going to walk you through an example situation where you’ve just built a machine learning system that labels your data at volume and you want to perform manual quality assurance (QA) on some of the labels. How can you do so without overwhelming your limited resources?  We’ll show you how, […]

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Use two additional data labeling services for your Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth labeling jobs

We’re excited to announce the availability of two more data labeling services that you can use for your Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth labeling jobs: Data Labeling Services by iMerit’s US-based workforce Data Labeling Services by Startek, Inc. These new listings on the AWS Marketplace supplement the existing iMerit India-based workforce listing to provide you a […]

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Preprocess input data before making predictions using Amazon SageMaker inference pipelines and Scikit-learn

Amazon SageMaker enables developers and data scientists to build, train, tune, and deploy machine learning (ML) models at scale. You can deploy trained ML models for real-time or batch predictions on unseen data, a process known as inference. However, in most cases, the raw input data must be preprocessed and can’t be used directly for […]

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Identifying bird species on the edge using the Amazon SageMaker built-in Object Detection algorithm and AWS DeepLens

Custom object detection has become an important enabler for a wide range of industries and use cases—such as finding tumors in MRIs, identifying diseased crops, and monitoring railway platforms. In this blog post, we build a bird identifier based on an annotated public dataset. This type of model could be used in a number of […]

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Newstag improves global video news discoverability using AI language services on AWS

Swedish startup Newstag uses artificial intelligence (AI) to allow customers to create personalized video news channels from major global news providers. Their mission is to continuously empower people and organizations with the latest, diverse information. To increase discoverability of video news from all around the world for their customers, Newstag creates rich metadata for each […]

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Run ONNX models with Amazon Elastic Inference

At re:Invent 2018, AWS announced Amazon Elastic Inference (EI), a new service that lets you attach just the right amount of GPU-powered inference acceleration to any Amazon EC2 instance. This is also available for Amazon SageMaker notebook instances and endpoints, bringing acceleration to built-in algorithms and to deep learning environments. In this blog post, I […]

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Machine learning: What’s in it for government?

Machine learning (ML) allows governments to deliver better, more cost-effective, and citizen-friendly services. We talked with three Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers from government authorities and institutes who shared their stories about how ML helped them transform their services and their organizations. These customers gathered at an executive learning track curated particularly for European Government […]

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