SAS' Ali Dixon and Mary Osborne reveal why a BERT-based classifier is now part of our natural language processing capabilities of SAS Viya.
Editor's note: This article follows Curious about ChatGPT: Exploring the origins of generative AI and natural language processing. As ChatGPT has entered the scene, many fears and uncertainties have been expressed by those working in education at all levels. Educators worry about cheating and rightly so. ChatGPT can do everything
How did we get to a place where a conversational chatbot can quickly create a personalized letter? Join us as we explore some of the key innovations over the past 50 years that help inform us about how to respond and what the future might hold.
Every presidential candidate has a list of states they’re expected to win, but there are always states that are too close to call because they have similar numbers of registered voters for each of the two dominant political parties: Democrat and Republican. It’s in these “swing” states that candidates invest
While I am a woman in computer science, let me start by saying that I’m a reluctant coder. I have an eye for data but find the abstract nature of many computer languages to be very challenging and not something I typically love. My first experience with coding was in
Cancer touches nearly everyone. You probably know at least one person who's been diagnosed with cancer -- many of us know many more than one. It's the second leading cause of death worldwide, behind cardiovascular disease. World Cancer Day is observed this year on February 4, and is meant to
I love data; I’m a real and unabashed data geek. I'm the sci-fi nerd who has fun with data from Star Wars and analyzes World of Warcraft logs using SAS. More importantly, I love what data can do. I love the way it can show people new insights and new ideas,
Many things in nature can be seen as chain reactions. When one action occurs, others follow suit. For example, atmospheric greenhouse gas levels are increasing, which leads to a warming of the oceans. As the oceans warm, weather and climate patterns across the globe are impacted because the amount of
In The Force Awakens, when Poe Dameron, the self-assured pilot, said, “So who talks first, you talk first, I talk first? ..." I had a feeling he’d end up being a character I’d like. When Poe had this interaction with Armitage Hux in The Last Jedi, I was completely sold
When disasters strike, we’re all left wondering what we can do and how we can help. Many donate money and items. Others donate their time volunteering on the ground. Me? I dive into data. I have a passion for using data for good, and have been fortunate to be involved
Most folks who know me, know I'm a bit of a Star Wars geek. I've analyzed the original trilogy scripts and documented my findings in a paper called Star Wars and the Art of Data Science. I'm always looking for excuses to get my hands into Star Wars data, and
I'm a huge Star Wars fan. I got chills when I saw the trailer for The Force Awakens! Last year for SAS Global Forum, I wrote a paper called Star Wars and the Art of Data Science. I explored the scripts from the original Star Wars trilogy (A New Hope,
I'm an avid Star Wars fan, and am cautiously optimistic about what J.J. Abrams intends to do in Star Wars VII. The cast for the movie was revealed earlier this week, and today is May the Fourth, an unofficial Star Wars holiday. You might be asking yourself what any of
The path to innovation isn’t canned. It’s not formulaic. It involves taking calculated risks and (as much as I hate this cliché) out-of-the-box thinking. It involves creativity and the eagerness to explore ideas. Notice I didn’t say new ideas. Sometimes innovation is more about re-purposing or reworking old ideas into