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The Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Government

Apr 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM / by Lucy Martin posted in Automation, Data science, neural networks, Data classification

The term Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) refers to a set of algorithms that try to mimic the brain. It is constructed of an input layer, the data you input, a number of hidden layers, which help to group unlabelled data according to similarities, and then the output layer which is the hypothesis. Neural networks can fall into a range of categories, this blog will focus on classification.

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Who bears the responsibility when jobs are lost as a result of automation?

Feb 20, 2019 12:20:00 PM / by Lucy Martin posted in Government, Machine learning, Predictive analytics, robotic process automation, Big Data, Automation

The fourth industrial revolution is about the acceleration of technology and digitisation. More and more companies are becoming equipped with the technology to make their job easier. Within the Government departments, the Met Police have introduced predictive policing and facial technology to tackle crime. HMRC have introduced a self-assessment platform for tax online, so instead of the long queues on the phone you can do it solo. The Department of Work and Pensions introduced an auto-enrolment scheme where citizens are automatically included unless they opt out. None of these above examples would've been possible without the innovation and technological advancement of the 21st century.

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