Posted in Science Tales from life

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…

Posted in Leadership and management Tales from life

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.

Posted in Hardware Hobbies Science Software

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

Posted in Artificial intelligence Natural language processing and text mining

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…

Posted in Tales from life Travel

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…

Posted in Leadership and management Science Tales from life Work

Questions asked on university lectureship interviews

A list of commonly asked interview question for university lectureship and fellowship positions

Posted in Artificial intelligence InfoSec Leadership and management Natural language processing and text mining

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…

Posted in Artificial intelligence Natural language processing and text mining Papers Science

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

Posted in Natural language processing and text mining Papers Science

[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”.

Posted in Artificial intelligence Natural language processing and text mining Software

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.

Posted in Tales from life

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.

Posted in Artificial intelligence Leadership and management

Management of AI (Artificial Intelligence) projects

Increasingly companies are nowadays going towards building systems that contain at least a part that is powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, there is shortage of people who are experienced in managing such projects. Whether it is a system that utilizes natural language processing, computer vision or some sort of…