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BASELINE • April 2021

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the April 2021 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: Pre-training of Vision Transformers without natural images Teaching a robot to walk using Reinforcement Learning algorithm trained […]

BASELINE • March 2021

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the March 2021 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: OpenAI’s discovery of multimodal neurons in artificial neural networks Transforming computer vision with Facebook AI’s self-supervised learning […]

BASELINE • February 2021

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the February 2021 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: Using natural language processing to predict viral mutations Evaluating natural language generation A trillion-parameter AI language model […]

BASELINE • January 2021

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the January 2021 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: Measuring bias in pre-trained language models Microsoft’s DeBERTa AI, which outperforms humans in natural language understanding Creating […]

BASELINE • DECEMBER 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the December 2020 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: A major breakthrough demonstrating the real world impact of recent deep learning advances with AlphaFold2 A new […]

BASELINE • November 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta One year ago we launched the Baseline to provide insight into machine learning topics that we found interesting. During that time 19 different authors, including 11 interns, have covered a broad range of topics relevant to the Defense and Intelligence Communities. With this anniversary, we […]

BASELINE • October 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the October 2020 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: Smaller and better NLP models A new open source instance segmentation model Uncovering hidden biases in image […]

BASELINE • September 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the September 2020 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: Smaller NLP models Big developments for major hardware and cloud companies New model deployment options for AWS […]

BASELINE • AUGUST 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the August 2020 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This month we cover the following topics: A faster implementation for object detection Better explainability tools for text models Advances in language models and […]

BASELINE • JULY 2020

An ML Newsletter from Novetta Welcome to the July 2020 BASELINE, Novetta’s Machine Learning Newsletter, where we share thoughts on important advances in machine learning technologies. This is another special month, as we invited additional members of our 2020 intern class to share their latest findings. They selected topics covering: […]