Category: Use Case

Achieving diverse product recommendations

In this blog post, you’ll learn about some examples of decision processes you can use in recommender systems: do you see any usage for recommending less popular products as a way to improve your business? You will see it now! The Use Case Let’s imagine a use case where you are building a MOOC platform […]

Written by on May 25, 2022

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 […]

Written by on Nov 9, 2021

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 […]

Written by on Oct 1, 2021

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 […]

Written by on Jul 27, 2021

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 […]

Written by on Jul 14, 2021

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 […]

Written by on Jun 14, 2021

Address validation for optimizing delivery success rate

In recent years, the e-commerce industry has been increasing significantly in several sectors like food, retailing, and electronics. In the latter part of 2020, this increase has been even higher with growth 3 times greater than the previous years, mostly due to the pandemic context we live in, which boosted the number of online shopping. […]

Written by on Mar 17, 2021

An Overview of Churn Prediction

Churn prediction – tandem with engagement – is probably the most wanted use case we get from Marketing departments across industries. For those of you that do not know what churn is, basically it’s associated with customers that will leave your company/services. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that companies put a lot of effort […]

Written by on Jan 20, 2021

Reducing Unemployment using AI

With COVID-19, many were affected by the economic crisis and lost their jobs. In Portugal alone, between February and September, there was a 30% increase in unemployment! AI can be a powerful tool in allocating scarce resources in a more efficient way. Inspired by DSSG Fellowship’s Project in Partnership with IEFP (Instituto de Emprego e […]

Written by on Jan 18, 2021

Who is tampering your meters? Fraud detection in Utilities

Meter tampering is a common threat to the business side of utility services and a public security threat, incurring uncontrolled tweaks that may increase the risk of accidents. The presence of users that manipulate the network typically translates to an increased service price for the compliant users, since for sustainability of the services, remaining users […]

Written by on Jun 19, 2020