Tag: Data Science

Visual Object Tagging Tool and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

Visual Object Tagging Tool and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

The Visual Object Tagging Tool (VoTT) features a great bunch functionalities to kickstart your FAST-RCNN modelling using Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (used to be called CNTK). It offers an end-to-end solution from tagging your data till deep learning model validation. After loading a bunch of images in VoTT you tag them and the tool will let you export the images in a format ready for your Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit experiment.

Visual Object Tagging Tool and CNTK


VoTT on Git: https://github.com/CatalystCode/VOTT

Fast-RCNN code on Git: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cognitive-toolkit/Object-Detection-using-Fast-R-CNN


AzureSMR: handle your Azure subscription with R

AzureSMR: handle your Azure subscription with R

Great new package for the people that use Microsoft Azure as their platform of choice and love R. With AzureSMR you are capable to handle the following services:

  • Azure Blob: List, Read and Write to Blob Services
  • Azure Resources: List, Create and Delete Azure Resource. Deploy ARM templates.
  • Azure VM: List, Start and Stop Azure VMs
  • Azure HDI: List and Scale Azure HDInsight Clusters
  • Azure Hive: Run Hive queries against a HDInsight Cluster
  • Azure Spark: List and create Spark jobs/Sessions against a HDInsight Cluster(Livy)

Install it from your interactive shell:

#Install devtools
if(!require("devtools")) install.packages("devtools")

GitHub: https://github.com/Microsoft/AzureSMR

Source: http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2016/12/azuresmr.html