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March 2020 Blog Posts (88)

Internet of Things: Learn to Know How It Benefits Your Business

Every nascent industry needs to consider modern technology for leveraging competitive advantages in today's business world. They can leverage the power of the latest technology like blockchain, internet of things (IoT), augmented reality, or any other to be the frontrunner in the businesses. 

The business entrepreneurs have to make sure that they learn how this modern technology can benefit their business in the…

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Added by Manoj Rupareliya on March 31, 2020 at 2:30am — No Comments

Making a case for Cloud-Based Tools for Event Management

If you are only vaguely familiar with events or have only attended a handful of them in your life, you would still know that they are an incredibly challenging thing to pull off. Even if the scale of the is small, there’s just so much that goes into pulling off a successful event. To start with, you need the venue, the registrations, the food, the attendees, their tickets, the seating, the flow of people across the event, and literally so much more in order. Considering that this is not the…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on March 31, 2020 at 1:10am — No Comments

3 Ways to Scrape Data from a Table

There is a lot of data presented in a table format inside the web pages. However, it could be quite difficult when you try to store the data into local computers for later access. The problem would be that the data is embedded inside the HTML which is unavailable to download in a structured format like CSV. Web scraping is the easiest way to obtain the data into your local computer.

 

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table data from …

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Added by Erika Foo on March 30, 2020 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Binge Watching “The History of Artificial Intelligence”

Summary:  An interesting documentary about the earliest days of AI/ML and my alternate take on how we should really be describing the development of our profession to the newly initiated.

 

What could be more natural in these days of the Corona Virus than binge watching great videos.  I was intrigued by a…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 30, 2020 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

COVID-19 and the Importance of “Obsolete” Data

When the coronavirus broke out in the Wuhan province of China in December 2019, Taiwan was immediately in harm’s way.  Taiwan is less than 100 miles from the China mainland, and as recently as January there were a dozen roundtrip flights between Wuhan and Taipei every week. Yet as of March 19, Taiwan has only 108 cases of the coronavirus and one death.  Why?

Taiwan used the data from 2003 SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) epidemic that infected over…

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Added by Bill Schmarzo on March 30, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Five Core Virtues For Data Science And Artificial Intelligence

Virtues should be digitized. As we speed toward reliance on machines to process more and more information and provide cognitive support for all types of decision-making, we must consider ways to imbue automated processes, data machinations and recommender systems with a sense of some of the finest human virtues.

We are at the crossroads of a moral…

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Added by Aaron Burciaga on March 30, 2020 at 7:10am — No Comments

Choosing the Correct Statistical Test

In a previous blog post, I created a flow chart showing how to choose a statistical test from a dozen different tests. While researching the article, I came across a short and sweet version which only includes four of the more basic tests:…

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Added by Stephanie Glen on March 30, 2020 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Why and How Deep Learning is Changing Your Daily Lives

Deep Learning is a major branch of Machine Learning we have heard so much about.With or without our knowledge, deep learning is strategically influencing our day-to-day decisions.





The past few years have witnessed a…

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Added by Albert Smith on March 29, 2020 at 9:11pm — No Comments

AI and Data Science Adoption Survey

Experts agree, the global AI, data science and big data markets are poised for significant growth over the next 5 year period. On behalf of Data Science Central and TechTarget, we invite you to share your thoughts on the current state of AI and data science adoption at your organization. Your feedback is very important to us and will help us further enhance the type of high-quality content experience you’ve come to expect from datasciencecentral.com.

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 29, 2020 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest, March 30

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week. To subscribe, follow this link.  …

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 29, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Limits of linear models for forecasting

This article was written by Blaine Bateman.

In this post, I will demonstrate the use of nonlinear models for time series analysis, and contrast to linear models. I will use a (simulated) noisy and nonlinear time…

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Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on March 29, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments

Understanding How SQL is Used in Data Science

In the blog about Is SQL Needed to be a Data Scientist?, we have discussed the importance of SQL and basics of how knowledge of SQL helps with a successful data science career. In this blog, let us take that forward and discuss the same in more detail.

if you have some basic knowledge of SQL and are…

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Added by Vijay Singh on March 29, 2020 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Lognormal, Weibull, and Gamma distribution in One Picture

At first glance, the Lognormal, Weibull, and Gamma distributions distributions look quite similar to each other. Selecting between the three models is "quite difficult" (Siswadi & Quesenberry) and the problem of testing which distribution is the best fit for data has been studied by a multitude of researchers.

If all the models fit the data fairly…

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Added by Stephanie Glen on March 27, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

The virus that kills: #coronavirus

Looking through the data available on the internet, reading news and listening to the last outcomes of the new coronavirus outbreak, decided to go moreover about this virulent impact on our society as a whole.

The first outcome has been registered on the 20th of January, following the WHO website statistical information, and the evolution has…

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Added by Federica Gazzelloni on March 26, 2020 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Mortality of #coronavirus

Emergencies preparedness in public health response have been advised on 31st of December 2019 by the WHO China Country Office because of Cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology. Of the first 44 cases reported 25% were severely ill while the remaining 75% resulted in stable conditions.…

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Added by Federica Gazzelloni on March 26, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

COVID-19 infection and The Pangolin affection

Taken from pangolins, it has been found that the virus cause of COVID-19 is a “curse of the pangolin”.

The mammal Pangolin is hunted as game meat for both medicinal purposes and food consumption.

In addition, seven out of eight species of pangolins are threatened with extinction within the next generation. They have been a valuable commodity for…

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Added by Federica Gazzelloni on March 26, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Transmission of Coronaviruses

Given that, as well as specified by the Order of Veterinarians, there is no possibility of infection transmission, of the novel COVID-19, from our pets; nevertheless our puppies can get infected by the human genome of the COVID-19, several studies highlight the mutations of…

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Added by Federica Gazzelloni on March 26, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronavirus Italy update 26 March 2020

#Italy novel coronavirus outbreak:

From 21 Feb to 26 March casualties daily…

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Added by Federica Gazzelloni on March 26, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Thursday News, March 26

Here is our selection of featured articles, forum questions and technical resources posted since Monday:

Technical Contributions

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 26, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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