July 7, 2020 | Research

What is Scalable Machine Learning, and Why is it Important for Contract Analysis?

Kira technology uses machine learning to extract important information from contracts. We refer to our approach as “Scalable Machine Learning,” and with that phrase we distinguish our software from both rules-based systems, on the one hand, and consulting-based or bespoke machine learning solutions, on the other.

March 18, 2020 | Research

Technology Fundamentals: Supervised Versus Unsupervised Machine Learning

Some mathematical preliminaries In the field of Machine Learning, there are two1 predominant strategies to train a machine learning algorithm: supervised learning and unsupervised learning.

March 19, 2019 | Research

Why is there outrage about the OpenAI massive language model?

OpenAI recently published work on a new language model that has generated buzz in the media and the developer community. Aside from refining some technical aspects of the model based on recent advances, the unique thing about this model is its size.

June 9, 2016 | Research

AI Creates Higher Quality Jobs in the Legal Industry

Last week, Dr. Rob Warren, Kira Systems’ Chief Data Scientist, led a talk on “AI and the Law” in front of the University of Alberta Computer Science department.

February 12, 2013 | Research

How We Test Accuracy

We say that DiligenceEngine finds 90% or more of the instances of nearly every contract provision it covers. How do we know this?