Author: Francisca Morgado

Teaching Models With Free Data

“The more I see, the less I know” might be a saying, but it does not apply to AI models. It’s well known that the performance of an artificial neural network is highly dependent on the volume and on the diversity of the data that was shown to the model. This happens because exposing the […]

Written by on Feb 23, 2022

You Have the Right to Remain Silent

The Miranda warning prevents us from self-incrimination. You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be used against you. If we hold ML models accountable for their predictions, shouldn’t we at least grant them that right? Can we expect ML models to know everything? I guess we don’t! Moreover, it would be […]

Written by on Aug 2, 2021

Speeding up Science: AI tools for Pharma

At NILG.AI, our motto is “Unlocking business capabilities using Data Intelligence”, since we see Artificial Intelligence as a powerful tool designed to maximize the potential of human activity. A lot of fields have been taking advantage of the AI revolution creating more efficient systems able to get more accurate results while saving time and operation […]

Written by on Jun 1, 2021

Embedding Domain Knowledge

In the good old days, working as a Machine Learning Engineer meant working 95% of the time on feature engineering and 5% on training models with the extracted features. This was a manually intensive and time-consuming process, that usually led to inflexible proofs of concept that could hardly be adapted to new settings. Fortunately, Deep […]

Written by on Feb 17, 2021

Fairness in AI

In partnership with Data Science for Social Good Portugal, we are launching a series of webinars in AI topics related to social good. The second talk was by Francisca Morgado, on the 29th of July, with the topic “Fairness in AI”. In case you weren’t able to register in time or attend the talk, it […]

Written by on Aug 18, 2020

Thermal Imaging in AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the current hottest issues, intersecting many fields of interest. With the dissemination of this concept, the expectations about its potential grew a lot among the society. Some people look at AI as a set of mechanisms that can improve people’s intelligence, increasing the human activities performance, others look at […]

Written by on Apr 24, 2020