January 13, 2021

[D] How do you deal with categorical variables with a large set of possible values?

Hi, Categorical variables appear a lot with tabular data. In case there are a handful of possible values (e.g. gender, age range, …) one simply uses […]
January 13, 2021

[D] How do you run distributed training?

I have used some DataParallel training with PyTorch sometime back. I started looking at DistributedDataParallel recently to train some models on my 2-gpu home computer. I […]
January 14, 2021

[R] Stanford AI Lab Blog – Bootleg: Chasing the Tail with Self-Supervised Named Entity Disambiguation

New blog post from SAIL on Identifying rare people, places, and things (entities) in text is a critical problem in AI, especially as the majority of […]
January 14, 2021

[D] Using PyTorch from R

PyTorch for R just became available and was presented yesterday at PyTorch Developer Day. Here are some resources: Announcement: https://blog.rstudio.com/2020/09/29/torch/ Site: https://torch.mlverse.org/ Package: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/torch/index.html GitHub: https://github.com/mlverse/torch […]