Ai competitions are fun, community building, talent scouting, brand promoting, and attention grabbing. But competitions are not intended to develop useful models.
Our team has post-doc and PhD positions available, so come to unexpectedly great Adelaide!
I just wanted to do a quick follow up to my recent blog post, which discussed the performance metrics I think might be appropriate for use in medical AI studies. One thing I didn't cover was the reason we might want to use multiple metrics, or the philosophy behind choosing the ones I did. So today, … Continue reading The philosophical argument for using ROC curves
Deep learning research in medicine is a bit like the Wild West at the moment; sometimes you find gold, sometimes a giant steampunk spider-bot causes a ruckus. This has derailed my series on whether AI will be replacing doctors soon, as I have felt the need to focus a bit more on how to assess … Continue reading Do machines actually beat doctors? ROC curves and performance metrics
I love massive open online courses. I love everything about them. I love the format. I love the platforms. I love the teachers. I love the flexibility and the lack of friction. And I love dropping out of them. This picture turned up in my Twitter feed recently, from Class Central by way of the … Continue reading Why I just love dropping out of MOOCs