Artificial intelligence for data analytics

Kathy Gibson reports from MyWorld of Tomorrow – Artificial intelligence (AI) could finally be coming into its own as a means of analysing the vast quantities of data being produced by the Internet of Things (IoT). Carl Wocke, founder of Merlynn, points out that one of the biggest challenges with the IoT is to build appropriate logic into these systems. Traditional data mining is about building insights using historical data. “But there is a challenge around the scale and width of the data,” says Wocke. “Data mining is a massive challenge and you need an IBM Watson to cope with that. And even then hardware cannot cope with all the data.” The other option – and usually the best solution, he says – is to ask a human. “This is…


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