All 'AI' articles

Automation and AI are two sides of the same coin: how to extract business value from big data

How successful data applications process both historical and real-time data in hybrid analytics and business automation solutions We have the data. What comes next? Over the past decade we have witnessed an astounding explosion of data that has brought us to a world where there…
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The curse of dimensionality in decision trees – the branching problem

When we talk about the curse of dimensionality, we often refer to the difficulty that arises when analyzing and organizing data in high-dimensional spaces. In this blog, I will talk about a less known problem related to decision trees, which has a lot of similarities to…
6 mins read

IoT Platform Evolution – from Net Fishing to Pole Fishing. Operationalizing Big Data for IoT

This is an exercise in imagining the current prevalent IoT architecture vision as the result of an evolutionary process, in order to explain why most IoT architectures today are very similar to eachother. They all follow a "net fishing" model which is why they face…
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The Waylay engine, Part 2: Bayesian inference-based programming using smart agents

This is the second part of our 2-parts introduction series on the Waylay rules engine. You can read the first part here and find out more about rule patterns on our technical documentation site. In this article, we primarily cover the default capabilities of the engine, further referred to…
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The Waylay engine, Part 1: One rules engine to rule them all

In this post we will dive a bit deeper into the technology of the Waylay platform and explain why we believe that Waylay is the ultimate rules engine for IoT. Let’s start by reviewing the importance of rules engines for IoT, and specific challenges that IoT imposes…
9 mins read

When IoT Meets Artificial Intelligence

The Internet-of-Things provides us with lots of sensor data. However, the data by themselves do not provide value unless we can turn them into actionable, contextualized information. Big data and data visualization techniques allow us to gain new insights by batch-processing and off-line analysis. Real-time…
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