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27 June 2019
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Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the fastest evolving branches in machine learning and among the most fundamental. It has applications in diplomacy, aviation, big data sentiment analysis, language translation, customer service, healthcare, policing and criminal justice, and countless other...
30 August 2017
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Traveling Salesman is one of the classic NP-Hard problems: finding the optimal solution can take a long time, but there are some great shortcuts available which come close! Algorithmia now brings you a fast, near-optimal way to find the fastest route through multiple cities, thanks to the power of Genetic...
4 May 2017
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At Algorithmia, we have strived to develop a variety of powerful and useful image transformation algorithms that utilize cutting-edge machine learning techniques. These are the building blocks which let any developer build more complex algorithms and solve harder problems, regardless of their preferred...
21 February 2017
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Single image horizon line estimation is one of the most fundamental geometric problems in computer vision. Knowledge of the horizon line – the level of the viewer’s eye – enables a wide variety of applications, like detecting pedestrians or vehicles, and adjusting the perspective of photographs. In...
13 February 2017
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Quick, what languages are these two sentences written in: “Hey bana bir sorununuz olur mu?” What about this one? “Halló ég er með vandamál getur þú hjálpað mér?” Not easy, right? Figuring out a document’s source language is an essential first step for many cross-language tools and...
25 January 2017
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Whenever we look at a photo or watch a video, we always notice certain things over others. This could be a person’s face, or a sports car, or even a symbol that is located in the corner of a video. SalNet is an algorithm that automates the process of finding the salient regions of an image using deep...
17 November 2016
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There’s been a lot of interest lately in a deep learning technique called style transfer, which is the process of reimagining one image in the style of another. It’s fun way to convert photos or images into the style of a masterpiece painting, drawing, etc. For instance, you could apply the...