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Data Science Central Weekly Digest, 23 Nov 2020

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Added by Kurt Cagle on November 23, 2020 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Introducing an All-purpose, Robust, Fast, Simple Non-linear Regression

The model-free, data-driven technique discussed here is so basic that it can easily be implemented in Excel, and we actually provide an Excel implementation. It is surprising that this technique does not pre-date standard linear regression, and is rarely if ever used by statisticians and data scientists. It is related to kriging and nearest neighbor interpolation, and apparently first mentioned in 1965 by Harvard scientists working on GIS (geographic information systems). It was referred…

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Added by Vincent Granville on November 23, 2020 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How Can Your Organization Manage AI Model Biases?

I’ve been reading the interesting and soul-searching (from a data scientist perspective) book from Cathy O’Neil titled “Weapons of Math Destruction”, or WMD as used in the book.  The book provides several real-world examples of how Big Data and Data Science – when not properly structured – can lead to ethically-wrong unintended consequences. 

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Added by Bill Schmarzo on November 22, 2020 at 11:20am — No Comments

Elements of a Viable Machine Learning Algorithm

Being an expert at developing and understanding ML, or Machine Learning algorithms, takes time and a lot of hard work. That’s why ML (machine learning) engineers are been seen constantly learning while at the job. If the learning stops, your professional growth stops. Many of us, especially the AI aspirants, think that watching tutorial videos on AI (artificial intelligence) modeling or ML algorithm development on YouTube…

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Added by Aileen Scott on November 22, 2020 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Time-Series Feature Extraction with Easy One Line of Python Code

Introduction and Motivation

It is becoming increasingly common for organizations to collect very large amounts of data over time, and to…

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Added by Sharmistha Chatterjee on November 19, 2020 at 12:22am — No Comments

The State of the Art in Implementing Machine Learning for Mobile Apps

Mobile applications based on machine learning are reshaping and affecting many aspects of our lives. Implementing machine learning on mobile devices faces various challenges, including computational power, energy, latency, low memory, and privacy risks. In this article, we…

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Added by AI on November 19, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Intelligent Automation – Just Add AI to your RPA

Summary:  Let’s start by clarifying the difference between RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and IA (Intelligent Automation).  Then we’ll show why AI/ML inside Intelligent Automation is the secret sauce that really makes this work.

 

As we’ve tracked the adoption of AI/ML across industries…

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Added by William Vorhies on November 18, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

AI/ML Applications in Law and Compliance

Summary:  Some industries are a clear slam-dunk for AI/ML applications and some less so.  The legal, regulatory, and compliance businesses (law firms, internal legal departments, and the contract review and regulatory compliance departments of heavily regulated industries) fall in this last category.  This is a review of seven companies found by TopBots to be successful; pointing to opportunities others can follow.

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Added by William Vorhies on November 4, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

DSC Thursday News, 19 Nov 2020

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Added by Kurt Cagle on November 20, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

How Taxonomies Differ From Ontologies

Over the years, I've had people ask me how a taxonomy differs from an ontology. The answer (or at least a reasonably simple answer) is that "a taxonomy is a tree shaped ontology".

It is worth digging  bit deeper to understand what that means, however:

Way back in the early 18th century, a Swedish biologist by the name of Carl Linnaeus…

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Added by Kurt Cagle on November 19, 2020 at 7:42pm — No Comments

IoT and its Impact on Education Sector

The educational sector had already been gradually embracing technology when the coronavirus came along. This substantial change has also accelerated the industry’s efforts to evaluate and embrace newer technologies. It offers the potential to lend assistance further and aid their many efforts to deliver quality education. This search has led to the emergence…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on November 17, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How to Learn DevOps to Boost Your Career in 2021

If are you an established DevOps engineer, or do you plan to enter DevOps?. Forrester, the leading consulting firm, labeled 2018 as 'the year of enterprise DevOps' and predicts DevOps being adopted by 50 percent of companies all over the world.

How much time is required to learn DevOps?

  • DevOps learning calls for constant commitment, desire and enthusiasm. The DevOps training will take between one week and several…

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Added by Lokesh on November 18, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments

What Role Does IoT Play in the Healthcare Industry?

The varying needs of patients and the growing need for better management of healthcare have driven companies to look for answers and help from technology. Suffice it to say that technology answered the call and how! While there are plenty of technology-driven resources that offer quality help. None has proven to be quite as potent as the Internet of Things, which is essentially a network of devices connected via the internet. In the context of healthcare, it empowers healthcare providers…

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Added by Ryan Williamson on November 17, 2020 at 2:08am — No Comments

Data Science Central Weekly Digest, 16 Nov 2020

Welcome to the DSC Weekly Digest, a production of Data Science Central. Every week, we pick out the newest and brightest articles on the topic of data ... and how it informs our lives, powers our applications, and provides insights into our…

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Added by Kurt Cagle on November 17, 2020 at 6:50am — No Comments

From Data Collection to Text Interpretation. An interview on exploring techniques and use cases for text mining

Meet two text mining experts in today’s interview, which explores some of the common issues faced by data scientists in text analytics. Prof. Dursun Delen and…

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Added by Rosaria Silipo on November 15, 2020 at 12:16am — No Comments

IT Project Manager - Key To Software Development Success?

What are the role and responsibilities of a Project Manager?

Like a conductor in an orchestra, a project manager makes sure everything is planned, executed, and closed properly. This person is a bridge between the team and the stakeholders. The scope of responsibilities includes project team, resource allocation, and business outcome. Setting goals, choosing the right methodology, progress control, and adjusting to change are among the main functions a PM…

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Added by Yulia Kondratyuk on November 13, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Predicting Heart Disease using Machine Learning? Don’t!

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Added by Venkat Raman on November 14, 2020 at 7:04am — 4 Comments

How do you know what independent variables to include in a regression model?

After a few biostatistics classes, I began fitting my first logistic regression model using my physician friend’s data on tumors excised from skin cancer patients. I realized that although we were very clear about the dependent variable we were trying to predict – a certain feature of the tumor – I really did not know how to pick the independent…

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Added by Monika Wahi on November 14, 2020 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

DSC Thursday News, 12 Nov 2020

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Added by Kurt Cagle on November 12, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Are SSL Certificates being used by Phishers?

What is an SSL certificate?

Have you ever wondered why some URLs start with ‘https’ while others start with ‘http’ or why some websites have this padlock before the URL?

                                                     

The technology behind https is the Secure Sockets Layer certificate (SSL…

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Added by Surbhi Kapoor on November 12, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

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