There are several tools available that can help to automatically generate huge datasets from a small sample. Some of the commonly used tools are:
- Data augmentation libraries: Data augmentation is a technique that involves generating new samples by applying various transformations to the existing data. There are several data augmentation libraries available for different machine learning frameworks, such as Keras, PyTorch, and TensorFlow. These libraries provide a set of image, audio, or text transformations that can be applied to the data to generate new samples.
- Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs): GANs are a type of deep learning model that can generate new samples that are similar to the training data. GANs consist of two neural networks, a generator, and a discriminator. The generator creates new samples, while the discriminator evaluates the quality of the generated samples. GANs have been used to generate synthetic images, audio, and text data.
- SMOTE (Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique): SMOTE is a data augmentation technique that generates synthetic samples by oversampling the minority class. SMOTE identifies the minority samples and generates new samples by interpolating between the minority samples. SMOTE is commonly used in imbalanced classification tasks, where the number of samples in each class is not balanced.
- Data synthesis tools: There are several data synthesis tools available that can generate synthetic data based on statistical models or simulations. These tools can be used to create new datasets that are similar to the existing data but have different distributions or characteristics. Some of the commonly used data synthesis tools are DataSynthesizer, Synthpop, and CTGAN.
These tools can be useful for generating huge datasets from small samples, but it is important to evaluate the quality and validity of the generated data before using it for machine learning tasks. It is also important to ensure that the generated data is representative of the real-world data and does not introduce biases or errors.