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How can multi-armed bandits can help a startup

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We all have seen lots of articles where Reinforcement Learning (RL) agents have been used to cross frozen lakes, climb mountains, choosing the best routes for a cab in a city, etc. Games present a significant challenge to real-life agents since they require us to make several decisions. Normally, we…

Getting qualitative insights from hidden layers

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Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.

B. Pascal

For some years, black box machine learning has been criticised for its limits in extracting knowledge from data. Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) are one of the most well-known of the ‘black box’ algorithms. Deep…

Thoughts and Theory

Python implementation of a digital twin for a Li-ion battery

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In this tutorial, we will show how to create a simple but functional Digital Twin in Python. A Li-ion battery will be our physical asset. This Digital Twin will enable us to analyze and predict battery behavior, and it can be integrated into any virtual asset management workflow.

Virtual systems and digital twins

Digital twins…

An old new approach for post-pandemic boom

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Consider the following scenario. You are a military commander who wishes to demonstrate your team’s preparedness for enemy attacks. You divide the group into two teams: the red one and the blue one. The red team are the attackers, and the blue team…

It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.”

Miles Davis

I am a great jazz enthusiast. From a very young age I was fascinated by traditional jazz melodies, its vitality and exquisite finesse. Jazz music has been…

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To evolve from today’s economy to a digital economy needs from a grand compromise between strategy and surprise. Trying to develop a methodology it will find itself up against a high degree of uncertainty. During First Industrial Revolution, more efficient and mechanized production meant new factories could meet the growing…

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‘All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know.’

Ernest Hemingway

According Future Food 2050, a publishing initiative from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), between 33 and 50% of the food produced for human consumption is wasted every year in the world…

What photography can teach us about the digital world

Henri Cartier-Bresson. Hyères, France (1932)

‘Photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organisation of forms which give that event its proper expression.’

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Photography was invented by some early…

Javier Marin

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