Machine Learning Fundamentals
The real measure how well a ML model is performing is how well it works with data it has never seen. The training phase could use 70% of data and the Test phase the remaining 30%.
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Neural Networks are one type of algorithm. Deep Learning is based on Neural Networks.
Activation Function to get the values between 0 and 1 and are an important feature of the neural networks. They basically decide whether a neuron should be activated or not. Whether the information that the neuron is receiving is relevant for the given information or should it be ignored.
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How do we test a trained RNN model (like the word RNN or the character RNN)? We measure perplexity per word!
“Perplexity is a measurement of how well a probability distribution or probability model predicts a sample. It may be used to compare probability models. A low perplexity indicates the probability distribution is good at predicting the sample.” Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perplexity
Deep Learning requires large datasets. Transfer Learning tries to counter this by taking a different approach by using a big source of data that is already trained (for example from Imagenet). Chop of the last layer and add your own inputs and train from there.
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Introduction to New Azure Machine Learning Service
The Azure Machine Learning Service is brand rew, was released December ‘18. It is considered a code first service. You can use one of the deep learning frameworks and transfer into ONNX (Open Neural Network Exchange)
AI & Cognitive Services
AI is about amplifying and augmenting human ingenuity. Azure Cognitive Services is here for you if you want to start today. Microsoft offers prebuilt AI for your business: infuse apps, websites and bots with human-like intelligence.
Start AI with ethics (“with great power comes great responsibility”) https://aka.ms/ai-ethics
Demo on AI: https://aidemos.microsoft.com/
Create your own Computer Vision projects: https://customvision.ai
Create a bot in 3 minutes: https://www.qnamaker.ai/
Analyze video content: https://www.videoindexer.ai
Support for 6 key AI capabilities through containers:
- Key Phrase Extraction
- Language Detection
- Sentiment Analysis
- Face and emotion detection
- OCR / Text Recognition
- Language Understanding