When it doubt, use Random Forest — the go-to machine learning algorithm that is considered to be one of the most effective and versatile in solving almost any prediction task.
Stories by Rebecca Merrett
Google DeepMind has come out with its AlphaGo artificial intelligence that can crack trevigintillion possible positions in the game Go and beat a human champion.
File compression startup, Clipchamp (not Pied Piper from TV series, Silicon Valley), has won $50,000 in a cash prize from its pitch at Queensland University of Technology’s qutbluebox Innovation Challenge.
On 24 July 2015, Boeing tested Data61’s (formerly known as NICTA) seL4 – the “world’s most highly assured operating system” – on its autonomous Unmanned Little Bird (ULB) helicopter.
Australian game developers may get the chance to participate in a neurogame ‘jam’ session for PhD research during Melbourne International Games Week from 23 October to 1 November, RMIT University announced.
A game is not a good game unless it’s played fairly, and the creators of Call of Duty have taken a machine learning approach to make sure cheating behaviour in the game is quickly picked up and acted on.
Big Blue has found a way to make large-scale computing more energy efficient by integrating photonic chips with a processor package.
Startups and small businesses based in Perth can get access to free, full serviced co-working space launched by St George bank.
DeepMind, which became Google's subsidiary last year, has taken another step forward in artificial intelligence with an algorithm that can master several games.
Astrophysicists at the Australian National University have predicted most stars in our galaxy have two habitable or Earth-like planets near them by analysing data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope and applying a mathematical rule.
Most of IT hiring this year is expected to come from the digital and tech industry, as businesses increase their workloads and expand, according to Greythorn’s Hiring Manager Survey 2015.
A new research paper has integrated robotics with neuroscience to decode information from the brain to an exoskeleton, and then send sensory information back to the brain in real time.
Google has backed Silicon Valley based Singularity University (SU) with US$3 million over the next two years to allow graduate students from anywhere in the world to study free of charge.
Twitter this week launched its first global startup competition, with three winners to receive between US$5,000 and US$25,000 in prizes.
There’s more to machine learning and predictive modelling than playing around with a bunch of tools such as R and Hadoop. To help get beginners started, Beat Schwegler, director cloud evangelism at Microsoft, discussed the basic concepts and common algorithms at recent the YOW! Developer Conference in Sydney.
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