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How to deal with the annoying implications of changing data sources

Let’s discuss a common scenario in AI consulting. The client provides access to data sources in formats such as CSVs or databases that aren’t in a production environment. Why? Usually, they’re exploring the value of the project, do not want to disclose too much data and want to prevent technical problems from happening at the […]

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Multiple Product Forecasting in the construction industry

In this article, we will cover a use case in the construction industry related to forecasting the needed materials for construction and the time in which they will be required. In the construction industry, there is a lot of uncertainty between the order time and the time in which it is actually executed, due to […]

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Food and Beverages: Reducing waste using AI

During recent years Artificial Intelligence has been applied to almost all domains and industries to improve or solve specific problems identified by humans. One example is the industry of Food and Beverages, where AI models are being used for different purposes: Finances: by creating more predictable demand forecasts. Innovation: by suggesting new ingredients combination and […]

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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 […]

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Insights in AI applied to Credit Scoring

Having access to liquidity has been a major issue for humankind for financing both personal life aspects (e.g., housing, cars, college) and for business initiatives (e.g., starting, growing, and expanding a business). The amount of uncertainty that both faces of this exchange – i.e., the creditor and the prospective debtor – face are paramount. On […]

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NILG.AI among winners of the DataHub Ruhr Open Innovation call

We are proud to announce that NILG.AI was among the winning startups of the 4th open call for the DataHub Ruhr. DataHub Ruhr is an open innovation initiative that creates matchmaking opportunities between major corporations in the Ruhr area and global startups. In the 4th edition of this program, 8 challenges were proposed by 4 […]

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ML System Design: Federated Learning

NILG.AI, together with Neu.ro decided to try a format similar to a Reading Club, where the topic is not a specific paper but an entire research area. After a short discussion, we had a System Design part where the team described a specific use case to apply the new approach. Ideally, the discussion would stick […]

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Automated Valuation Models for Real Estate

When we decide to buy or rent a real estate (apartment, room, house, etc), one of the most important search criteria is the price. Its value depends mostly on characteristics, such as location, year of construction, number of rooms, area, central heating, etc. However, two properties with the same characteristics, for example, can be sold […]

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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 […]

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An Introduction to Multiple Instance Learning

Multiple Instance Learning (MIL) is a form of weakly supervised learning where training instances are arranged in sets, called bags, and a label is provided for the entire bag, opposedly to the instances themselves. This allows to leverage weakly labeled data, which is present in many business problems as labeling data is often costly: Medical […]

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Crop monitoring & AI: The future of agriculture

Agriculture’s role and its importance is not strange to any of us. Besides feeding us all, it allowed the first settlements and the transition from a nomad lifestyle to a sedentary way of living that culminated in the current state of our civilization. Although there is already a lot of IoT technology and innovation being […]

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