Uber builds upon the Lottery Ticket Hypothesis by proposing explanations behind these mechanisms and deriving a surprising by-product: the Supermask.
We spoke to Data Science Director Fran Bell about machine learning at Uber and what she finds most challenging—and rewarding—about her work.
Horovod adds support for more frameworks in the latest release and introduces new features to improve versatility and productivity.
Created by Uber in 2017, Pyro was voted in by the Linux Foundation Deep Learning Technical Board as the latest incubation project to join its foundation.
We spoke with Fritz Obermeyer and Noah Goodman, Pyro project co-leads, about the potential of open source AI software at Uber and beyond.
Uber AI developed Ludwig, a code-free deep learning toolbox, to make deep learning more accessible to non-experts and enable faster model iteration cycles.
POET: Endlessly Generating Increasingly Complex and Diverse Learning Environments and their Solutions through the...
Uber AI Labs introduces the Paired Open-Ended Trailblazer (POET), an algorithm that leverages open-endedness to push the bounds of machine learning.
During an October 2018 meetup, members of our Women in Statistics, Data, Optimization, and Machine Learning (WiSDOM) group presented on their technical work at Uber.
Horovod, Uber's distributed training framework, joins the LF Deep Learning Foundation to help advance open source innovation in AI, ML, and deep learning.
We sat down with Horovod project lead, Alex Sergeev, to discuss his path to open source and what most excites him about the future of Uber's distributed deep learning framework.
Montezuma’s Revenge Solved by Go-Explore, a New Algorithm for Hard-Exploration Problems (Sets Records on...
Uber AI Labs introduces Go-Explore, a new reinforcement learning algorithm for solving a variety of challenging problems, especially in robotics.
Uber hosted its first Open Summit on November 15, inviting the open source community to learn about our open source projects from the engineers who use them every day. Check out highlights from the day, including keynotes from the Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin and Uber AI's Zoubin Ghahramani.
Horovod, Uber's open source distributed deep learning system, enables NVIDIA to scale model training from one to eight GPUs for their self-driving sensing and perception technologies.
Uber built Michelangelo, our machine learning platform, in 2015. Three years later, we reflect our journey to scaling ML at Uber and lessons learned along the way.
Uber developed Michelangelo PyML to run identical copies of machine learning models locally in both real time experiments and large-scale offline prediction jobs.
To improve our maps, Uber Engineering analyzes customer support tickets with natural language processing and deep learning to identify and correct inaccurate map data.
One-click chat, the Uber driver app's smart reply system, leverages machine learning to make in-app messaging between driver-partners and riders more seamless.
Uber Eats engineers describe how they surface restaurant recommendations in the app using multi-objective optimization to give eaters the most satisfying experience while maintaining the health of the Uber Eats marketplace.
Uber built the next generation of COTA by leveraging deep learning models, thereby scaling the system to provide more accurate customer support ticket predictions.
As powerful and widespread as convolutional neural networks are in deep learning, AI Labs’ latest research reveals both an underappreciated failing and a simple fix.
With a solid margin, Uber senior data scientist Slawek Smyl won the M4 Competition with his hybrid Exponential Smoothing-Recurrent Neural Networks (ES-RNN) forecasting method.
Curious about what it is like to traverse the high-dimensional loss landscapes of modern neural networks? Check out Uber AI Labs’ latest research on measuring intrinsic dimension to find out.
Applying hardware acceleration to deep neuroevolution in what is now an open source project, Uber AI Labs was able to train a neural network to play Atari in just a few hours on a single personal computer, making this type of research accessible to a far greater number of people.
Differentiable Plasticity is a new machine learning method for training neural networks to change their connection weights adaptively even after training is completed, allowing a form of learning inspired by the lifelong plasticity of biological brains.
Uber AI Labs introduces Visual Inspector for Neuroevolution (VINE), an open source interactive data visualization tool to help neuroevolution researchers better understand this family of algorithms.
Uber Engineering created Omphalos, our new backtesting framework, to enable efficient and reliable comparison of forecasting models across languages.
Uber ATG Toronto developed Sparse Blocks Network (SBNet), an open source algorithm for TensorFlow, to speed up inference of our 3D vehicle detection systems while lowering computational costs.
In this article, Uber Engineering introduces our Customer Obsession Ticket Assistant (COTA), a new tool that puts machine learning and natural language processing models in the service of customer care to help agents deliver improved support experiences.
As we approach the New Year, Uber Open Source revisits some of Uber Engineering's most popular projects from 2017.
To ring in the New Year, the Uber Engineering Blog shares some of our editor's picks for 2017.
Gleaning Insights from Uber’s Partner Activity Matrix with Genomic Biclustering and Machine Learning
Uber Engineering's partner activity matrix leverages biclustering and machine learning to better understand the diversity of user experiences on our driver app.
In this article, we highlight how Uber leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to tackle engineering challenges at scale.
Pyro is an open source probabilistic programming language that unites modern deep learning with Bayesian modeling for a tool-first approach to AI.
Uber Engineering introduces Michelangelo, our machine learning-as-a-service system that enables teams to easily build, deploy, and operate ML solutions at scale.
A daylong event at Uber’s Palo Alto office, sponsored by our LadyEng group, showcased the technical work across Uber Engineering as well as the people who are leading and building these projects. Here are some of the resulting presentations.