Tag: Machine Learning
Uber engineers offer two common use cases showing how we orchestrate machine learning model training in our data workflow engine.
We spoke to Data Science Director Fran Bell about machine learning at Uber and what she finds most challenging—and rewarding—about her work.
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.
Uber built Manifold, a model-agnostic visualization tool for ML performance diagnosis and model debugging, to facilitate a more informed and actionable model iteration process.
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.
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.
Metropolis-Hastings Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) leverage the discriminator to pick better samples from the generator after ML model training is done.
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.
Samuel Zemedkun reflects on his immigrant experience and how his part-time driving through the Uber platform funded his education and inspired his decision to join the company.
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's Advanced Technologies Group introduces Petastorm, an open source data access library enabling training and evaluation of deep learning models directly from multi-terabyte datasets in Apache Parquet format.
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.
Uber developed its own financial planning software, relying on data science and machine learning, to deliver on-demand forecasting and optimize strategic and operations decisions.
Using GPS and sensor data from Android phones, Uber engineers develop a state model for trips taken by Uber Eats delivery-partners, helping to optimize trip timing for delivery-partners and eaters alike.
To detect and prevent fraud, Uber brings to bear data science and machine learning, analyzing GPS traces and usage patterns to identify suspicious behavior.
On April 19, 2018, Uber's LadyEng group hosted Going Global: Uber Tech Day, our second annual event focused on showcasing the technical work of engineers, data scientists, and product managers from across the company.
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.
Uber Labs leverages mediation modeling to better understand the relationship between product updates and their outcomes, leading to improved customer experiences on our platform.
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.
Up for the challenge of developing at unprecedented scale? First, learn what it takes to master the technical interview process at Uber.
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 Horovod, an open source framework that makes it faster and easier to train deep learning models with TensorFlow.
Uber Engineering introduces a new Bayesian neural network architecture that more accurately forecasts time series predictions and uncertainty estimations.
Uber Engineering introduces Michelangelo, our machine learning-as-a-service system that enables teams to easily build, deploy, and operate ML solutions at scale.
Uber Engineering architected a real-time trip features prediction system using an open source RESTful search engine built with Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK).
Recurrent neural networks equip Uber Engineering's new forecasting model to more accurately predict rider demand during extreme events.
In this article, we discuss how Uber Engineering uses Locality Sensitive Hashing on Apache Spark to reliably detect fraudulent trips 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.