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Astonishing Hierarchy of Machine Learning Needs

Machine Learning is hottest subject of today’s time, DataScientist is the sexiest job of today but implementing these buzz words in real life business is most important need.

 

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Machine Learning is the hottest subject of today’s time, DataScientist is the sexiest job of today but implementing these buzz words in real life business is most important need. The real need for today’s time and business is to clarify,…

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Added by Vinod Sharma on May 20, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Free New Book by Andrew Ng: Machine Learning Yearning

This is the new book by Andrew Ng, still in progress. Andrew Yan-Tak Ng is a computer scientist and entrepreneur. He is one of the most influential minds in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. Ng founded and led Google Brain and was a former VP & Chief Scientist at Baidu, building the company's Artificial Intelligence Group into several thousand people. He is an adjunct professor (formerly associate professor and Director of the AI Lab) at Stanford University. Ng is also an early…

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Added by Capri Granville on May 20, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Weekly Digest, May 21

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.

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  • Join 4,000 members of the Apache Spark™ community in San Francisco June 4th-6th for Spark + AI Summit, the conference for data scientists…
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Added by Vincent Granville on May 19, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Competition: Explaining black box machine learning models

The Explainable Machine Learning Challenge is a collaboration between Google, FICO and academics at Berkeley, Oxford, Imperial, UC Irvine and MIT, to generate new research in the area of algorithmic explainability. Teams will be challenged to create machine learning models with both high accuracy and explainability; they will use a real-world financial dataset provided by FICO. Designers and end users of machine learning algorithms will both benefit from more interpretable and…

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Added by Capri Granville on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

New Book: Principles of Database Management

The Practical Guide to Storing, Managing and Analyzing Big and Small Data -- Cambridge University Press.

This comprehensive textbook teaches the fundamentals of database design, modeling, systems, data storage, and the evolving world of data warehousing, governance and more. Written by experienced educators and experts in big data, analytics, data quality, and data integration, it provides an up-to-date approach to database management. This full-color, illustrated text has a…

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Added by Capri Granville on May 19, 2018 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

AI-Driven Marketing | What Has Changed?

Technology is known to shift landscapes, even change the game. We saw that when the internet exploded in scale and popularity, as computers became smarter, and the world goes through the digital transformation. An easy example is in traditional marketing, which now borders on the irrelevant,…

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Added by Jay Nair on May 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Thursday News: AI, R, Pandas, Machine Unlearning, IoT, GDPR, Black-Box Models

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

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 17, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Simple Tips for PostgreSQL Query Optimization

A single query optimization tip can boost your database performance by 100x. At one point, we advised one of our customers that had a 10TB database to use a date-based multi-column index. As a result, their date range query sped up…

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Added by Luba Belokon on May 17, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Big Data for 2018

Data is growing every minute, and it’s not showing any sign of stopping.

The pylon holding up the commercial enterprise of today is information – and it’s been the same way for decades. Petabytes and Exabytes of data racing through the information expressway of the 21st century, however have companies across the world scurrying to assimilate the most audacious datasets possible – all in the hope of gleaning that extra insight, that extra edge, over the others in…

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Added by Nishtha Saxena on May 16, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

From Machine Learning to Machine Unlearning

After all, the term Machine Learning was coined based on the way the human (or animal) brain learns, meaning that somehow, machines could also benefit from a similar kind of learning. 

But human beings, successful ones for sure, know how to un-learn. In my case, while I was always fascinated by mathematics since my very early years, the school system's training (as in training an algorithm in ML) failed on me. It failed not because I did not succeed at school (I…

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 16, 2018 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Data Science for the Internet of Things (IoT)

The word Data and Data Science have taken the business world by storm. Nowadays, improving business productivity and performance greatly depends on collection and analyzing data. Businesses have been processing data for ages but the introduction of Internet of Things (IoT) has been a game changer. Data collected through IoT is analyzed using different techniques as compared to that collected traditionally. Furthermore, Data Scientists require more sophisticated skills for analyzing IoT…

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Added by VAMSI NELLUTLA on May 16, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Frequencies in Pandas -- and a Little R Magic for Python

I've got a big digital mouth. Last time, I wrote on frequencies using R, noting cavalierly that I'd done similar development in…

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Added by steve miller on May 16, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Data Mining - Role It Plays In Mobile Application Development

According to a report conducted recently, it has been found that around 600 million people all around the globe use mobile devices. It also has been revealed that the users mostly use the mobile devices not just for making calls but also for using different mobile applications. The latest advancements of these devices alAlow for more engaging, complex and user-friendly applications. Because of this rapidly increasing prevalence among the universal population, mobile devices have become an…

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Added by David Fournier on May 16, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Demystifying AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Demystifying key buzzwords like Artificial intelligence, machine learning, artificial neural networks and deep learning is simple and complex task at the same time.

Lets Undertand a Bit

Let us attempt to melt down the thick confusion of how all-encompassing terms like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning speaks to each other. Machine learning, Blockchain and…

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Added by Vinod Sharma on May 16, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

7 Reasons Why Java Developers Should Learn Hadoop

Imagine there are two girls standing in front of you – The first girl is cute, beautiful, interesting and has the smile that any guy would die for. And the other girl is average-looking, quiet, not-so-impressive… no different from the ones that you usually see in the restaurant cash counter. Which girl will you call out for a date? If you’re like me, you will choose the attractive girl. You see, life is full of options and making the right choice is what matters the…

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Added by Venkatesan M on May 16, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Machine learning - The basics

One of the most important developments in the world of technology has been machine learning. It is a comprehensive set of data algorithms and code, pumped into an application or software that automatically makes changes based on trial and error with human interaction.

To put it briefly, machine learning is the machine's ability to understand reactions and engagements made on their software to adjust its algorithm to produce the best result automatically. Machine learning is taking…

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Added by Laxman Bala on May 15, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Big Data and Cyber Security - A double whammy for hackers

Businesses are growing more digitized today. As this happens, cybersecurity threats are rising as well. Companies are placed at an increasing risk, which is why they need help from big data analysis. In fact, KuppingerCole conducted a study entitled “Big Data and Information Security.”…

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Added by Evan Morris on May 15, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

19 Interesting Articles About Excel

This resource is part of a series on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, Hadoop, decision trees, ensembles, correlation, outliers, regression Python, R, Tensorflow, SVM, data reduction, feature selection, experimental design, time series, cross-validation, model fitting, dataviz, AI and many more. To keep receiving these articles, …

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 15, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Bill Vorhies Retrospective: Part 1

Bill is the Editorial Director for Data Science Central, and President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on May 15, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Demystifying Black-Box Models with SHAP Value Analysis

As an Applied Data Scientist at Civis, I implemented the latest data science research to solve real-world problems. We recently worked with a global tool manufacturing company to reduce churn among their most loyal customers. A newly proposed tool, called SHAP (SHapley Additive ex…

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Added by Civis Analytics on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

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