AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

More ways to compete and win in the AWS DeepRacer League and two new champions!

It’s been a busy week for the AWS DeepRacer League. The world’s first global autonomous racing league allows machine learning developers of all skill levels to get hands-on with machine learning in a fun and exciting way. On April 29 2019, the virtual circuit of the AWS DeepRacer League opened. The virtual circuit allows racers […]

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Build a custom data labeling workflow with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Good machine learning models are built with large volumes of high-quality training data. But creating this kind of training data is expensive, complicated, and time-consuming. To help a model learn how to make the right decisions, you typically need a human to manually label the training data. Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth provides labeling workflows for […]

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Amazon SageMaker Object2Vec adds new features that support automatic negative sampling and speed up training

Today, we introduce four new features of Amazon SageMaker Object2Vec: negative sampling, sparse gradient update, weight-sharing, and comparator operator customization. Amazon SageMaker Object2Vec is a general-purpose neural embedding algorithm. If you’re unfamiliar with Object2Vec, see the blog post Introduction to Amazon SageMaker Object2Vec, which provides a high-level overview of the algorithm with links to four notebook […]

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End document drudgery with Alkymi’s AWS-powered automated data entry and document insights

Even in today’s highly digital workplace, documents are often manually processed in many enterprise workflows, including workflows in financial services.  Alkymi, founded by a team from Bloomberg and x.ai, enlists automation to streamline this laborious and error-prone work. Using deep learning models hosted on Amazon SageMaker, Alkymi identifies patterns and relationships in unstructured data and […]

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Running Java-based deep learning with MXNet and Amazon Elastic Inference

The new release of MXNet 1.4 for Amazon Elastic Inference now includes Java and Scala support. Apache MXNet is an open source deep learning framework used to build, train, and deploy deep neural networks. Amazon Elastic Inference (EI) is a service that allows you to attach low-cost GPU-powered acceleration to Amazon EC2 and Amazon SageMaker […]

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Udacity’s Machine Learning Nanodegree now includes Amazon SageMaker 

During the past few years, the demand for machine learning specialists and engineers has soared. These two roles now rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn. More recently, machine learning is being adopted by a wide range of industries, from medical diagnostic companies to finance firms and more. Udacity created the Intro to Machine […]

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Use the wisdom of crowds with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth to annotate data more accurately

Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth helps you quickly build highly accurate training datasets for machine learning (ML). To get your data labeled, you can use your own workers, a choice of vendor-managed workforces that specialize in data labeling, or a public workforce powered by Amazon Mechanical Turk. The public workforce is large and economical but as […]

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The AWS DeepRacer League triple – Three countries, three races and three new champions!

The AWS DeepRacer League is the first of its kind global autonomous racing league, providing developers of all skill levels with the opportunity to get hands-on with machine learning and have fun doing it. In another first for the AWS DeepRacer League, the race went truly global on April 17, 2019 as three live racing […]

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Analyze content with Amazon Comprehend and Amazon SageMaker notebooks

In today’s connected world, it’s important for companies to monitor social media channels to protect their brand and customer relationships. Companies try to learn about their customers, products, and services through social media, emails, and other communications. Machine learning (ML) models can help address some of these needs. However, the process to build and train […]

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Amazon Polly adds Arabic language support

On April 17th, 2019 Amazon Polly launched an Arabic female text-to-speech (TTS) voice called Zeina. This voice is clear and natural-sounding. The voice masters tongue twisters, and it can whisper, just like all other Amazon Polly products. Let’s hear Zeina introduce herself: Listen now Voiced by Amazon Polly Hello, my name is Zeina, I am the […]

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