AWS Machine Learning Blog

Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning now supports three new completion criteria for hyperparameter optimization

Amazon SageMaker has announced the support of three new completion criteria for Amazon SageMaker automatic model tuning, providing you with an additional set of levers to control the stopping criteria of the tuning job when finding the best hyperparameter configuration for your model. In this post, we discuss these new completion criteria, when to use them, and […]

Create powerful self-service experiences with Amazon Lex on Talkdesk CX Cloud contact center

This blog post is co-written with Bruno Mateus, Jonathan Diedrich and Crispim Tribuna at Talkdesk. Contact centers are using artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) technologies to build a personalized customer experience and deliver effective self-service support through conversational bots. This is the first of a two-part series dedicated to the integration of […]

Image classification model selection using Amazon SageMaker JumpStart

Researchers continue to develop new model architectures for common machine learning (ML) tasks. One such task is image classification, where images are accepted as input and the model attempts to classify the image as a whole with object label outputs. With many models available today that perform this image classification task, an ML practitioner may […]

Predict football punt and kickoff return yards with fat-tailed distribution using GluonTS

Today, the NFL is continuing their journey to increase the number of statistics provided by the Next Gen Stats Platform to all 32 teams and fans alike. With advanced analytics derived from machine learning (ML), the NFL is creating new ways to quantify football, and to provide fans with the tools needed to increase their […]

Analyze and visualize multi-camera events using Amazon SageMaker Studio Lab

The National Football League (NFL) is one of the most popular sports leagues in the United States and is the most valuable sports league in the world. The NFL, BioCore, and AWS are committed to advancing human understanding around the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of sports-related injuries to make the game of football safer. More […]

How to decide between Amazon Rekognition image and video API for video moderation

Almost 80% of today’s web content is user-generated, creating a deluge of content that organizations struggle to analyze with human-only processes. The availability of consumer information helps them make decisions, from buying a new pair of jeans to securing home loans. In a recent survey, 79% of consumers stated they rely on user videos, comments, […]

Scaling distributed training with AWS Trainium and Amazon EKS

Recent developments in deep learning have led to increasingly large models such as GPT-3, BLOOM, and OPT, some of which are already in excess of 100 billion parameters. Although larger models tend to be more powerful, training such models requires significant computational resources. Even with the use of advanced distributed training libraries like FSDP and […]

Amazon SageMaker built-in LightGBM now offers distributed training using Dask

Amazon SageMaker provides a suite of built-in algorithms, pre-trained models, and pre-built solution templates to help data scientists and machine learning (ML) practitioners get started on training and deploying ML models quickly. You can use these algorithms and models for both supervised and unsupervised learning. They can process various types of input data, including tabular, […]

Build a water consumption forecasting solution for a water utility agency using Amazon Forecast

Amazon Forecast is a fully managed service that uses machine learning (ML) to generate highly accurate forecasts, without requiring any prior ML experience. Forecast is applicable in a wide variety of use cases, including estimating supply and demand for inventory management, travel demand forecasting, workforce planning, and computing cloud infrastructure usage. You can use Forecast […]

Best Egg achieved three times faster ML model training with Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning

This post is co-authored by Tristan Miller from Best Egg. Best Egg is a leading financial confidence platform that provides lending products and resources focused on helping people feel more confident as they manage their everyday finances. Since March 2014, Best Egg has delivered $22 billion in consumer personal loans with strong credit performance, welcomed […]