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Graphs in Law Enforcement #3 - Fused Entities

Graphs in Law Enforcement #3 - Fused Entities

14 Sep 2022 by Sanne Hendriks · 5 min read business Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement

In the first part of the series Graphs in Law Enforcement, Data sources and modelling, we discussed graphs in law enforcement investigations, their data sources, data provenance, INTs and how to model sources in graphs. In part 2, Data quality and credibility, we covered source ratings (source reliability & information credibility) and their importance in investigation graphs for law enforcement.

Context-aware and hybrid recommendations

Context-aware and hybrid recommendations

11 Aug 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 6 min read Beginner business Recommendations

So far, we have learned about collaborative filtering, content-based, and session-based recommendations. None of these approaches takes the situational context under consideration. Factors such as mood, occasion, location, company, etc., can affect user preferences and needs. Context-aware recommendations take these conditions into account to provide more relevant recommendations.

Understanding graph visualisation

Understanding graph visualisation

30 Jun 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 5 min read business Beginner Knowledge Graph

Graph visualisation is just what it sounds like - a visual representation of your data as a graph. A graph is a structure of objects that are connected. Thus graph visualisation is the visualisation of entities (nodes), and relationships among them.

Session-based recommendations with Graphs

Session-based recommendations with Graphs

14 Jun 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 6 min read Beginner business Recommendations

Graph-Powered Machine Learning has already introduced us to content-based recommendations and collaborative filtering. These are the two most used approaches to providing recommendations. However, they both need information about the users to do so. What if you do not have user information? That’s where session-based recommendations come in.

Intro to collaborative filtering

Intro to collaborative filtering

12 May 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 7 min read Beginner business Recommendations

Welcome back to the Graph-Powered Machine Learning book club. Now we are in the section of the book that focuses on recommendations. In the last blog, I summed up how content-based recommendations work. In the fifth chapter, the author Alessandro Negro introduces us to collaborative filtering.

What are content-based recommendations?

What are content-based recommendations?

19 Apr 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 7 min read Beginner business Recommendations

So far, the Graph-Powered Machine Learning book has introduced us to graphs and machine learning. The second part of the book talks about recommendations. Recommender systems (RS) gather information about users and items and provide item suggestions, bringing great value to online stores - clothing stores, bookstores, you name it. Companies like Netflix base their entire businesses on high performing recommender systems.

Big data basics

Big data basics

24 Feb 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 8 min read Beginner business LPG

Welcome back to the Graph-Powered Machine Learning book club. As you know by now, Graph-Powered Machine Learning is a book written by our very own Dr. Alessandro Negro. The book is a must-read for all data scientists, but it’s also a great read for everyone interested in graphs. In this blog series, I summarise the key points of each chapter and provide some more explanations useful for us less technically savvy. We learned the basics about machine learning, graphs, and why the two are a great fit in the first chapter.

Newbie guide to databases

Newbie guide to databases

15 Feb 2022 by Alexandra Klacanova · 3 min read Beginner business NoSQL

There are a multitude of databases to choose from when deciding how to store your data. They differ in complexity, scalability, data modelling possibilities they offer, and application. Let’s walk through some of the most popular databases and their differences.

5 things you should know about Knowledge Graphs

5 things you should know about Knowledge Graphs

14 Oct 2021 by Alexandra Klacanova · 9 min read Knowledge Graph Beginner Hume business

Welcome to the first blog in the business series of GraphAware blog! This series is designed for us non-techies out there. Personally, I was shocked when I found out how big and common knowledge graphs are and how often graph databases are used in today’s world - and I had first heard of them just a couple of months ago. So, for people like me, for marketers and non-tech people in business, I’ll try to open the door to the world of graphs, and their potential and take you through it step-by-step. It seems only appropriate that we start with...