Problems with knowledge graphs and perceptions about them
Knowledge graphs have for some time traction in both research and academia. Most of the traction started in the 1990s with semantic web, which was one iteration of Web 3.0 (before blockchain), but then it expanded with the new graph databases. Since Google in 2012 introduced knowledge graph in industry…
Seeking truth, rejecting dogmas
Let’s go straight to the definition – truth needs to be factual reality. And there is no multiple truths about a certain thing, there is one true description of it. However, we may not know all about the thing in question, and that is where our beliefs, biases and limited…
On subversion and dissolution of opposition movements
Opposition movements seems to be decreasing around the world. The trend is reinforced by the seemingly old tactic of discrediting, deception, building mistrust among members, and disinformation spread by political and state actors.
Making my first Internet of Things device (for measuring temperature, humidity, and motion)
I have created my first internet of things (IoT) device that mesures temperature. humidity and has a motion sensor and sends data to the web app that visualizes it
What is the difference between AI and machine learning
Recently an acquaintance of mine sent me the following article AI and ML: Are they one and the same? published by Makeen and asked for my opinion, so I thought I would address the topic as well and expand a little bit on what is written in the article. I…
Exploring beauties and history of southern Serbia
Due to the whole situation with the coronavirus pandemic, it has been quite difficult to travel this year. A couple of trips this year have been cancelled or moved for me throughout April and May. I even had to move my vacation in the early August. The situation with COVID-19…
Questions asked on university lectureship interviews
A list of commonly asked interview question for university lectureship and fellowship positions
Announcing new online courses
What is better way to share knowledge with wider audience then creating an online courses. For a while, I have been thinking about this idea and how to effectively share knowledge. Finally, I can announce that I am about to build a small online school with the set of low-cost/high-value…
Might of the word embeddings
Three most important lessons about neural networks and word embeddings: 1. No free lunch, 2. Size matters, 3. Engineering matters
[New Paper] Information extraction from tables in literature
About two months ago, a paper that resulted from my Ph.D. work has been published in the International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition. The paper is titled “A framework for information extraction from tables in biomedical literature”.
Building Named Entity Recognizer (NER) using Conditional Random Fields (CRF)
Named entity recognizer is a program that recognizes named entity in text. The named entities could be anything from locations, company or person’s names, drug or disease names, etc.
War crimes that may never see justice (20 years from NATO bombing of FR Yugoslavia)
On the other hand, the use of cluster bombs on civilians (e.g. bombing of a marketplace in Nis and couple of bombing of refugee columns, train, buses, bridges with people) can be clearly considered war crimes, breach of war methods. As it was said before, there was obstruction of the research of these topics from the west-leaning government in order not to offend their partners in other countries. Researchers trying to perform a study were reported that they were visited by the personnel of NATO mission in Serbia or Bosnia and were asked what they are doing. They reported different kinds of pressures not to publish these studies.