Homepage of Armando Vieira

Data Scientist, Entrepreneur and Speaker

19
JAN
2016

Knowledge Representation and Visualisation in Graphs using Convolutional Neural Networks

My newest paper is “Knowledge Representation and Visualisation in Graphs using Convolutional Neural Networks”. Here is the abstract: “Knowledge Graphs (KG) constitute a flexible representation of complex relationships between entities particularly useful for...
14
JAN
2016

Fresh perspective on the symbol grounding problem

A striking feature of the human brain is the ability to associate abstract concepts with the sensory input signals, such as visual and audio. As a result of this multimodal association, a concept can be located and translated from a representation of one modality (visual) to...
10
JAN
2016

Neural Networks for symbolic deductive reasoning?

The goal of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is to create computer systems with human-like intelligence. AGI systems should be able to reason and learn from experience by interacting with the environment in a mostly unsupervised way. To build intelligent machines it is...
21
DEC
2015

My perspective on Tensorflow

Tensorflow is a framework for deep learning recently released by Google. It is based on a set of Theano libraries (heavily relying on tensors – thus the name of the project). But it’s much more than Theano. Together with the symbolic manipulation of variables, much in...
30
NOV
2015

Digging for gold: how machine learning can disrupt the IT talent acquisition market

Talent acquisition and retention is the single most determinant factor of success in IT companies. It’s also the most cumbersome, unreliable and stupid process I ever experienced. Being on both sides of the fence, I got astonished by the lack of preparation of candidates applying...
20
OCT
2015

A new dating algorithm (part 2/4)

Knowing me knowing you Topic modeling is essentially a statistical technique to uncover the hidden subjects, or topics, that occur in a collection of documents.  The method is completely unsupervised and the learning is performed based on subtle co-occurrences of words in a...
11
OCT
2015

Going Deeper in Online Dating: a new matching algorithm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) populates our imagination. Instead of fear it why not embrace it to solve one of the oldest, hardest and most important problem of humanity: the search of a soul mate. It’s a big and messy problem. But it’s also a very interesting one that, since...
06
OCT
2015

Seasonality effects in cars sales using machine learning

Seasonality effects on second hand cars sales from Armando Vieira
06
JUN
2015

I’ll be a speaker @PyData London 2015

The topic will be “Information Retrieval from Knowledge Graphs and non-Structured data sources”. The full schedule of the meeting is here: http://london.pydata.org/schedule/
23
MAY
2015

Talk on Conference of R users in London (REAL)

My talk on Earl Conference, London 2015 will be “Building interactive visualizations with Shiny to explore data from social and health care in UK”. Social and Health care in UK produce annulay immense data aggregated at several levels. To add to the challenge, data is...