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Thursday News, August 28

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


Technical Contributions…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 27, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Real Life Applications of Logarithms in Data Science and Beyond

Ah, the logarithm. It's the black sheep of the mathematics family, loved by a few slide-rule wielding, grey-haired professors and math Olympiad competitors. For the rest of us, logarithms remain on the "I'll get back to understanding that later when I see the point" shelf. However,…


Added by Stephanie Glen on August 27, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments

AI Book and Strategy - AI for People and Business by Alex Castrounis (O'Reilly)

AI for People and Business is an AI book and AI strategy framework. Here's the official book trailer where I explain important topics that are covered in the book, as well as the beneficial aspects of reading it and the importance of developing a strong AI strategy.



Added by Alex Castrounis on August 27, 2020 at 7:20am — No Comments

Big Data’s Impact on the Real Estate Industry

Big data has come to play an essential role across the entire spectrum of industries in the world today, including real estate. In fact, in real estate, this novel technology has an exciting role to play. You see, real estate is inherently complex, thanks to the countless factors involved; there’s the people, the local real estate market, and several other factors that affect it. As a result, it can be quite challenging too, say, determine the right price or rent for a given property.…


Added by Ryan Williamson on August 27, 2020 at 5:12am — No Comments

Johns Hopkins, Covid-19 and R, Part III, World Data.

Summary: This blog is part III of a series showcasing management and analytics of the daily World Covid-19 case/death data published by the Center for Systems Science and…


Added by steve miller on August 27, 2020 at 3:54am — No Comments

Address Data Matching Does Not Have to be a Resource-Draining Challenge. Here's How You Can Do it Better.

Address data is semi-structured, making it one of the most challenging components in a data matching activity. For long now, manual data matching methods including extensive SQL programming and spreadsheet formulas have been used to match address lists. While this may have been workable and effective in the past, it is no longer a viable method to handle complex data from third-party sources. 

In this quick post, I cover key challenges to manual address data matching and how a…


Added by Farah Kim on August 27, 2020 at 2:49am — No Comments

Comparative Study Of Best Time-Series Models For Urgent Pandemic Management-1

Introduction and Motivation

With the effect of the pandemic increasing every day and casting a vehemently toxic influence in almost all parts of the world, it becomes important how can we contain the…


Added by Sharmistha Chatterjee on August 26, 2020 at 2:00am — No Comments

Smarter Housing Search and Recommendation Powered by Milvus

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Added by Kate Shao on August 25, 2020 at 9:21pm — No Comments

AI capability can reduce 60% efforts of HR Teams

Undoubtedly, there is an unexpected growth of artificial intelligence in the recent times. At the moment, AI and automation have become complimentary. They are gradually taking control over all industries you can ever think of, a gamechanger for almost all the departments, and automating every departmental activity.

Artificial or Machine intelligence have replaced a lot of manually done tasks while imitating human behavior simultaneously. The idea of AI & Automation has reached…


Added by Sukumar Jena on August 25, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Post-Pandemic Education: What to Expect?


Added by Mariana Muzyka on August 25, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

Difference Between Deep Learning and Machine Learning in one Infographic

Deep Learning is more powerful and flexible than Traditional Machine Learning. In fact Deep learning is also a Machine Learning type but have difference in many other ways. Traditional Machine learning has its own advantages. You have to choose and decide the best for your application.…


Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on August 25, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

A Programming Guide with Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics- the terms which resonate together to create the vast applications of the fields of Data Science and Machine Learning, have immensely grown a huge followers’ base in this era. But programming the concept sometimes gets tricky and requires a lot of contemplation on the code. Allen B. Downey, in his ‘Think’ series has written a book to solve just the problem for everyone.…


Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on August 25, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

New book "Hands-on Machine Learning with C++".

Hi, I'm introducing a book I wrote, "Hands-on Machine Learning with C++." It can help you to discover new ways of using C++ for Machine learning development. It will show you how to use C++ libraries for different aspects of ML from fundamentals to real-world examples. You will see examples of product recommendations, ensemble learning, anomaly detection, image classification, sentiment analysis, and others. Programming examples are written with modern C++ libraries such as PyTorch C++ API,…


Added by Kyrylo Kolodiazhnyi on August 25, 2020 at 4:30am — No Comments

What is data science, once again…

According to Wikipedia, data science is an inter-disciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from many structural and unstructured data. All or nothing at all. This sounds like a chorus of a teen-pop song. The problem…


Added by Dr. Katharina Glass on August 25, 2020 at 1:06am — No Comments

Reshaping Healthcare with Data Analytics & Business Intelligence

Big data analytics in the healthcare industry today is evolving into a promising field for delivering real-time insights from very large data sets. Plus, it also helps improve outcomes while reducing costs.

The trending digitization is leveraging the potential of data analytics and business intelligence.

According to Industry experts, the AI health market is to…


Added by Tanya Kumari on August 24, 2020 at 2:15am — No Comments

Weekly Digest, August 24

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…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 23, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Probability: Syllabus, Cambridge University

Course material for Richard Weber's course on Probability for first year mathematicians at Cambridge. You can also check Richard's blog (a former colleague of my dad) here. It also includes exams question. This is the base material that needs to be mastered before being accepted in the prestigious Tripo III curriculum at Cambridge. The book (PDF) can be downloaded…


Added by Capri Granville on August 23, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Code-name "Skipjack" - Stock Trading Methodology

It is not something that a young person necessarily needs to know, but a person my age dedicates some portion of his intellectual resources on the dangers of stock market crashes.  I have reflected over the years on the sort of person I might be today were it not for stock market crashes.  In my earliest recollection, I was so disillusioned, I…


Added by Don Philip Faithful on August 23, 2020 at 2:45am — 4 Comments

The Exponential Mean: Alternative to Classic Means

Given n observations x1, ..., xn, the generalized mean (also called power mean) is defined as 

The case p = 1 corresponds to the traditional arithmetic mean, while p = 0 yields the geometric mean, and p = -1…


Added by Vincent Granville on August 22, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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