Let’s see how to quickly implement a model to classify documents.

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In one of my past interviews, I have been asked to implement a model to classify paper abstracts. The objective was not to have a perfect tuned model, but rather to see my ability to go through the entire process in a minimum amount of time. Here is what I did.

The Data

The data consisted of paper abstracts from the PubMed database. PubMed is a repository of all biomedical literature. NCBI, the agency managing PubMed provides an API to download the papers. A lot of libraries already exist to interact with the API, in several languages. …


Creating a licencing framework for your software using simple tools.

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I once developed a software for my client. It was for his personal use at the beginning, but he realized that his colleagues were interested as well. We agreed to distribute it and decided to protect the software to avoid illegal copies.

Here is the background:

  1. The software will be embedded into a machine that is not connected to the Internet
  2. Each licence should be delivered to only one machine so there should be no way of using the same licence on another ones
  3. I should be the only one that can generate licences

Point 1 means that we can…

Younes Khadraoui

PhD | AI Expert | Machine Learning for real business use cases | I also write Sci-Fi scenarios

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