Harnessing AI and Open Source Satellite Imagery to Address Global Problems
March 1st, 2021

Omdena successfully combines AI and ML methodologies with open source, low resolution satellite imagery to create actionable solutions for powerful insights.   Introduction Every day, millions of images are captured from space by an ever-growing number of satellite

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AI for Malaria Prevention: Identifying Water Bodies Through Satellite Imagery
October 28th, 2020

By Tanmay Laud   Combining satellite images, topography data, population density and other data sources to build an algorithm that identifies the areas in which stagnant water bodies (malaria mosquito breeding sites) likely exist. The model helps to identify breedi

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Analyzing Mental Health and Youth Sentiment Through NLP and Social Media
September 5th, 2020

By Mateus Broilo and Andrea Posada Cardenas   We are living in an era where life passes so quickly that mental illness has become a pivotal issue, and perhaps a bridge to some other diseases. As Ferris Bueller once said: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t st

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Building a Risk Classifier for a PTSD Assessment Chatbot
May 11th, 2020

  MLFlow to structure a Machine Learning project and support the backend of the risk classifier chatbot regarding PTSD.     The Problem: Classification of Text for a PTSD Assessment Chatbot The input A text transcript similar to:     The output Low Risk

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A Faster Way to Annotate Transcript Data in PTSD Therapy Sessions
May 11th, 2020

The Problem   This project has been done with Christoph von Toggenburg, CEO of World Vision Switzerland, who was exposed to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in an armed ambush in Africa. PTSD can be triggered when someone experiences a severe traumatic event, and ins

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How To Estimate Possibly Undetected COVID-19 Infection Cases
April 7th, 2020

Country-wide estimations for undetected Covid-19 cases and recommendations for enhancing testing facilities.   By Nikhel Gupta Why estimating undetected Covid-19 cases is crucial? An estimation of the undetected Covid-19 cases is important for authorities to plan

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