Sunday, November 30, 2014

Google identifies content in images

I got this from my collaborator Tianqi Chen: a blog post from Google which describes their recent progress in identifying content in images and describing it using text sentences.

Some relevant papers which describes those techniques are mentioned in this ycombinator blog, I got from my collaborator Chris DeBois.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Graph Tool: Interesting graph analytics library in python

I learned about Graph Tool from Shlomo Yona from F5 Networks. Look like an interesting python package for graph analytics.

Deep learning lecture by Yann Lecun

A couple of weeks ago I attended TLV deep learning master class, organized by Prof. Lior Wolf from TAU. The highlight of the day was a tutorial lecture by Yann Lecun about this domain. Anyone who is looking to better understand this domain is advised in watching this lecture, that was just released in video:

The Unreasonable Effectiveness Of Deep Learning