AWS Machine Learning Blog

Choose the best data source for your Amazon SageMaker training job

Amazon SageMaker is a managed service that makes it easy to build, train, and deploy machine learning (ML) models. Data scientists use SageMaker training jobs to easily train ML models; you don’t have to worry about managing compute resources, and you pay only for the actual training time. Data ingestion is an integral part of […]

How InpharmD uses Amazon Kendra and Amazon Lex to drive evidence-based patient care

The intersection of DI and AI: Drug information refers to the discovery, use, and management of healthcare and medical information. Healthcare providers have many challenges associated with drug information discovery, such as intensive time involvement, lack of accessibility, and accuracy of reliable data. The average clinical query requires a literature search that takes an average of 18.5 hours. In addition, drug information often lies in disparate information silos, behind pay walls and design walls, and quickly becomes stale.

Control formality in machine translated text using Amazon Translate

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, affordable, and customizable language translation. Amazon Translate now supports formality customization. This feature allows you to customize the level of formality in your translation output. At the time of writing, the formality customization feature is available for six target languages: French, German, Hindi, Italian, […]

How SIGNAL IDUNA operationalizes machine learning projects on AWS

This post is co-authored with Jan Paul Assendorp, Thomas Lietzow, Christopher Masch, Alexander Meinert, Dr. Lars Palzer, Jan Schillemans of SIGNAL IDUNA. At SIGNAL IDUNA, a large German insurer, we are currently reinventing ourselves with our transformation program VISION2023 to become even more customer oriented. Two aspects are central to this transformation: the reorganization of […]

Bongo Learn provides real-time feedback to improve learning outcomes with Amazon Transcribe

Real-time feedback helps drive learning. This is especially important for designing presentations, learning new languages, and strengthening other essential skills that are critical to succeed in today’s workplace. However, many students and lifelong learners lack access to effective face-to-face instruction to hone these skills. In addition, with the rapid adoption of remote learning, educators are […]

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Prepare time series data with Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

Time series data is widely present in our lives. Stock prices, house prices, weather information, and sales data captured over time are just a few examples. As businesses increasingly look for new ways to gain meaningful insights from time-series data, the ability to visualize data and apply desired transformations are fundamental steps. However, time-series data […]

Automate a shared bikes and scooters classification model with Amazon SageMaker Autopilot

February 9, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. Amazon SageMaker Autopilot makes it possible for organizations to quickly build and deploy an end-to-end machine learning (ML) model and inference pipeline with just a few lines of code or even without […]

Apply profanity masking in Amazon Translate

Amazon Translate is a neural machine translation service that delivers fast, high-quality, affordable, and customizable language translation. This post shows how you can mask profane words and phrases with a grawlix string (“?$#@$”). Amazon Translate typically chooses clean words for your translation output. But in some situations, you want to prevent words that are commonly […]

How Süddeutsche Zeitung optimized their audio narration process with Amazon Polly

This is a guest post by Jakob Kohl, a Software Developer at the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Süddeutsche Zeitung is one of the leading quality dailies in Germany when it comes to paid subscriptions and unique users. Its website, SZ.de, reaches more than 15 million monthly unique users as of October 2021. Thanks to smart speakers and […]

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Reduce costs and complexity of ML preprocessing with Amazon S3 Object Lambda

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service that offers industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance. Often, customers have objects in S3 buckets that need further processing to be used effectively by consuming applications. Data engineers must support these application-specific data views with trade-offs between persisting derived copies or transforming data […]