Tag - Adrian Colyer

Achieving Human Parity in Conversational Speech Recognition

This is an overview of the paper which outlines, for the first time, a system has been developed that exceeds human performance in one of the most difficult of all human speech recognition tasks: natural conversations held over the telephone. By Adri...

Understanding Deep Learning Requires Re-thinking Generalization

What is it that distinguishes neural networks that generalize well from those that don’t? A satisfying answer to this question would not only help to make neural networks more interpretable, but it might also lead to more principled and reliable mode...

Usage Patterns and the Economics of the Public Cloud

Research in economics and operations management posits that dynamic pricing is critically important when capacity is fixed (at least in the short run) and fixed costs represent a substantial fraction of total costs. By Adrian Colyer, Venture Partner,...