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Screaming Fast Analytics with Intel Performance Libraries

Taming the Data Deluge with high-level algorithms and low-level primitives Machine Learning and Big Data demand powerful tools to tame the data beast. Intel has created two libraries, the Math Kernel Library (MKL) and Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) to serve most every developer’s need. Watch this brief video to …

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Threading Building Blocks (TBB) at 10: Intel’s James Reinders

What is the impact of Intel’s Threaded Building Blocks for Multiprocessing? Listen to this interview with James Reinders to recap 10 years of TBB Author and parallel computing James Reinders recently retired after a brilliant 25 year career at Intel.  Just prior to his retirement, James sat down with Intersect …

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Functional Programming in Python – Tutorial Video Shows How

Video tutorial puts Python through some of its functional paces In this companion to his recent blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton demonstrates how Python can be used for functional tasks including iterators, list comprehension and generators. You can see David’s companion blog article here!

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Getting Started with the R Language – Part 4

This is the fourth part in a series about getting started with the R language. It is a beautiful language for loading, manipulating, and dealing with data. In the last blog (link here) I talked about loading data from .CSV and tab delimited files. In this blog we will take …

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Functional Programming in Python

Python is not a strict functional programming (fp) language in the sense that say Haskell is. Python includes functional programming though as well as object-oriented and imperative (aka procedural). But it’s the functional programming aspects that I’ll be looking at here. What is Functional Programming? There are several facets to …

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Getting Started with The “R” Language – Part 3

Easily manipulating data sets is one of the R language highlights The “R” language is increasingly being used for analytics, big data, statistics and graphics. In part 3 of his 4-part series, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker looks at loading and manipulating tables with R This is the third …

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Machine Learning: Predictive Analytics with Parallel Studio

Using “Naïve Bayes Classification” and Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library for Machine Learning Is predicting the weather a science or an art? In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker looks at applying Naïve Bayes Classification methods, with the help of Intel DAAL, to tackle a simple predictive task …

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What is “Deep Learning”?

A Primer on Deep Learning vs. Machine Learning

Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker discusses how to use the Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) to take machine learning past simple regression training

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Using Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) for Regression Training

Part 2 of our four-part series on machine learning shows how to do regression training and testing with DAAL

Intel Parallel Studio includes many useful libraries including DAAL, which accelerates machine learning coding, as demonstrated in this video blog from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker

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Machine Learning with “Pattern” for Python

Open Source web-mining module from University of Antwerp speeds data mining, network analysis, natural language processing

With a continued focus on machine learning, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton blogs about a new tool from Belgian researchers aptly called Pattern, and how to use it to enhance your Python code

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