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Category: Amazon SageMaker

Creating high-quality machine learning models for financial services using Amazon SageMaker Autopilot

Machine learning (ML) is used throughout the financial services industry to perform a wide variety of tasks, such as fraud detection, market surveillance, portfolio optimization, loan solvency prediction, direct marketing, and many others. This breadth of use cases has created a need for lines of business to quickly generate high-quality and performant models that can […]

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How to train procedurally generated game-like environments at scale with Amazon SageMaker RL

A gym is a toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. Procgen Benchmark is a suite of 16 procedurally-generated gym environments designed to benchmark both sample efficiency and generalization in reinforcement learning.  These environments are associated with the paper Leveraging Procedural Generation to Benchmark Reinforcement Learning (citation). Compared to Gym Retro, these environments have […]

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The following diagram illustrates this architecture.

Hosting a private PyPI server for Amazon SageMaker Studio notebooks in a VPC

Amazon SageMaker Studio notebooks provide a full-featured integrated development environment (IDE) for flexible machine learning (ML) experimentation and development. Security measures secure and support a versatile and collaborative environment. In some cases, such as to protect sensitive data or meet regulatory requirements, security protocols require that public internet access be disabled in the development environment. […]

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning continues at AWS re:Invent

A fresh new year is here, and we wish you all a wonderful 2021. We signed off last year at AWS re:Invent on the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) track with the first ever machine learning keynote and over 50 AI/ML focused technical sessions covering industries, use cases, applications, and more. You can […]

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Accelerating MLOps at Bayer Crop Science with Kubeflow Pipelines and Amazon SageMaker

This is a guest post by the data science team at Bayer Crop Science.  Farmers have always collected and evaluated a large amount of data with each growing season: seeds planted, crop protection inputs applied, crops harvested, and much more. The rise of data science and digital technologies provides farmers with a wealth of new […]

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Implementing a custom labeling GUI with built-in processing logic with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth is a fully managed data labeling service that makes it easy to build highly accurate training datasets for machine learning. It offers easy access to Amazon Mechanical Turk and private human labelers, and provides them with built-in workflows and interfaces for common labeling tasks. A labeling team may wish to use […]

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Extracting buildings and roads from AWS Open Data using Amazon SageMaker

Sharing data and computing in the cloud allows data users to focus on data analysis rather than data access. Open Data on AWS helps you discover and share public open datasets in the cloud. The Registry of Open Data on AWS hosts a large amount of public open data. The datasets range from genomics to climate to transportation […]

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The following diagram illustrates the high-level workflow of Model Monitor.

Monitoring in-production ML models at large scale using Amazon SageMaker Model Monitor

Machine learning (ML) models are impacting business decisions of organizations around the globe, from retail and financial services to autonomous vehicles and space exploration. For these organizations, training and deploying ML models into production is only one step towards achieving business goals. Model performance may degrade over time for several reasons, such as changing consumer […]

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Training a reinforcement learning Agent with Unity and Amazon SageMaker RL

Unity is one of the most popular game engines that has been adopted not only for video game development but also by industries such as film and automotive. Unity offers tools to create virtual simulated environments with customizable physics, landscapes, and characters. The Unity Machine Learning Agents Toolkit (ML-Agents) is an open-source project that enables […]

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The same survey highlights that the top three biggest roadblocks to deploying a model in production are managing dependencies and environments, security, and skill gaps.

Exploratory data analysis, feature engineering, and operationalizing your data flow into your ML pipeline with Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

According to The State of Data Science 2020 survey, data management, exploratory data analysis (EDA), feature selection, and feature engineering accounts for more than 66% of a data scientist’s time (see the following diagram). The same survey highlights that the top three biggest roadblocks to deploying a model in production are managing dependencies and environments, […]

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