AWS Machine Learning Blog

Get Started with Deep Learning Using the AWS Deep Learning AMI

Whether you’re new to deep learning or want to build advanced deep learning projects in the cloud, it’s easy to get started by using AWS. The AWS Deep Learning AMIs (Amazon Machine Images) let you build, train, and deploy deep learning applications in the cloud at any scale. The AMIs come pre-installed with open-source deep […]

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Enhancements to the Amazon Lex Console Let You Test Your Bot for Better Troubleshooting

Building your chatbot in the Amazon Lex console takes just a few steps, and testing your bot is just as easy. We’ve made enhancements to the Test window of the Amazon Lex console which now provides you more details during testing and enables easier bot troubleshooting. Once you’ve built a bot to test, the Test […]

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NIPS 2017 Challenge Pushes Deep Learning to Improve Surgical Outcomes

AWS, NVIDIA, Stanford, EPFL, and UC Berkeley have joined forces to tackle clinical problems in biomechanics. The NIPS 2017 Learning to Run challenge brings together over 300 researchers, engineers, and enthusiasts from around the world to apply deep learning to medical research. The challenge will culminate at the international AI conference Neural Information Processing Systems […]

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Bring Machine Learning to iOS apps using Apache MXNet and Apple Core ML

With the release of Core ML by Apple at WWDC 2017, iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS developers can now easily integrate a machine learning model into their app. This enables developers to bring intelligent new features to users with just a few lines of code. Core ML makes machine learning more accessible to mobile developers. […]

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Apple Core ML and Keras Support Now Available for Apache MXNet

We’re excited about the availability of Apache MXNet version 0.11. With this release, MXNet hit major milestones, both in terms of community development and as an incubating Apache project. Contributors—including developers from Apple, Samsung and Microsoft—committed code to this release. There are over 400 contributors on the project so far. The project has now fully […]

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Use Synonyms and Slot Value Validation in your Amazon Lex Chatbots

You can now provide synonyms for slot values in Amazon Lex. With the synonym functionality, you can specify multiple synonyms for a slot value in your chatbot. The synonyms specified are resolved to the corresponding slot values. For example, if the slot value is “comedy”, with “funny” and “humorous” specified as synonyms, then user input […]

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Benchmarking Training Time for CNN-based Detectors with Apache MXNet

This is a guest post by Cambron Carter, Director of Engineering, and Iris Fu, Computer Vision Scientist at GumGum. In their own words, “GumGum is an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in computer vision, which helps their customers unlock the value of images and videos produced daily across the web, social media, and broadcast […]

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