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Pedestrian Detection using Tensorflow and Inception

Pedestrian Detection using Tensorflow and Inception Oct 24, 2016   •   Martin Ingram   A detection from our model In an earlier post, Richard introduced our object detection demo and its underlying infrastructure. I’ll now offer details on how we built the Inception based neural-network at the core of the system and how we […]

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An Object Detection Demo

Oct 14, 2016   •   Richard Johnson   img.smlimg { max-height: 180px; } iframe { border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0; scroll: vertical; width: 101%; height: 400px; } .framed { border: 2px solid #ccc; margin: 0; padding: 0; } If you’ve had the fortune to bump into to any of us here are Silverpond, […]

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Silverpond at the Data-Science Internship Evening

Oct 13, 2016   •   Lyndon Maydwell   On Monday there was a huge turnout for the “Data-Science Internship Evening” event put on by Data-Science Melbourne at Deloitte. More than 10 companies pitched to a group of over 500 interns about the opportunity to come and work with them as part of an internship […]

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Balancing Spark – Bin Packing to Solve Data Skew

Oct 6, 2016   •   James Sofra   Pixabay Here at Silverpond we love our functional programming, so much so that we helped run a Melbourne functional programming conference, Compose. So Spark seemed like a natural fit for large, scalable batch processing jobs. Recently I worked with some of our resident data scientists on […]

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Nvidia’s GTCx in Melbourne

Oct 5, 2016   •   Lyndon Maydwell   In many ways, the recent neural-network renaissance in the form of deep-learning has been more about hardware than software. The advent of GPU-trained neural-networks has been described as a Big-Bang which manifested as a remarkable double-digit improvement in performance on benchmarks and departure from convergence on […]

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Deep-Learning Workshop Review

Oct 4, 2016   •   Lyndon Maydwell   Our first deep-learning workshop was a long time coming. We ran several previews as well as spending a great deal of time developing and refining the workshop content. But as they say, “No Battle Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy.” … Or friends in this case! […]

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