The Complete Life Cycle of Data: From Exploration to Deployment
April 15th, 2021

The purpose of this article is to summarize the predictive modeling process, from exploring the data to deploying the prediction. This includes the thought process behind various decisions during the process, be it selecting the features that could help with better pred

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Feature Analysis and Machine Learning for Road Safety
March 23rd, 2021

As a part of Omdena’s project with iRap, a vital step was to undertake a feature analysis to determine which of iRap´s 66 road features have the most impact on road safety. Team team used various statistical methods and regression models to determine feature impo

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Crop Yield Prediction Using Deep Neural Networks and LSTM
February 28th, 2021

Crop yield prediction using deep neural networks to increase food security in Senegal, Africa. The case study covers leveraging vegetation indices with land cover satellite images from Google Earth Engine and applying deep learning models combined with ground truth data

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Using Convolutional Neural Networks To Improve Road Safety And Save Lives
February 23rd, 2021

Applying AI on satellite images for improving road safety. We used pre-trained CNNs, VGG, ResNet, and Inception models to count vehicles on roads and analyze traffic flow to help save many lives.   By Lois Anne Leal and Chaitree Sham Baradkar   The Why At nigh

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Unsupervised Learning for Land Cover Classification in Satellite Imagery
February 22nd, 2021

K-Means, Principal Component Analysis, Autoencoders, and Transfer Learning applied for land cover classification in a challenging data scenario. By Clive Fernandes, Debaleena Misra, Marvin Oluoch, Abhilasha Sinha Location: Kenya, Africa.   The problem background &n

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A Damage Assessment Solution of the Desert Locust Surge in Kenya Using AI and Satellite Imagery
February 15th, 2021

Applying Machine Learning to dynamically assess vegetation health changes before and after desert locust attacks. By Rasha Salim, Debaleena Misra, Kanmani Subramanian, Joshua Sant’Anna   In 2020, as desert locust outbreaks were raging throughout the Horn of Afri

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