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Ethical AI, Monetizing False Negatives and Growing Total Addressable Market

What if I told you that companies that don’t embrace Ethical AI are leaving significant amounts of “Money on the Table”; that they are not only missing out on potentially profitable customers, but that over time they are eroding their Total Addressable Market (TAM)?  Do I have your attention now?

After I published the blog “…

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Added by Bill Schmarzo on January 3, 2021 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Fraudulent Covid-19 Data and Benford's Law

An interesting application of Benford's and Zipf's Laws to fraudulent Covid-19 data was published…

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Added by Stephanie Glen on December 31, 2020 at 4:33am — No Comments

Spectacular Visualization: The Eye of the Riemann Zeta Function

We discuss here one of the most famous unsolved mathematical conjectures of all times, one among seven that has a $1 million award attached to it, see here. It is known as the Riemann Hypothesis and abbreviated as RH. Of course I did not solve it (yet), but the material presented here offers a new…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 2, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

Best Naming Conventions When Writing Python Code

Naming Conventions 

During a recent workshop, bootcamp instructor Alex Baransky shared some of the best practices in writing Python code for better readability. Through this series of articles, we will summarize and give you a few examples of those best practices to help you write more elegant Python code, benefiting those who may read and use your…

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Added by Zoe Zbar on December 22, 2020 at 11:57am — No Comments

How Cyber Attacks Have Affected Businesses in 2020

Cyber-attacks have been bothering people lately; however, 2020 shows us that there are no limits for people who are behind these crimes. Hackers used to crack down people's websites, personal accounts, but now, it is more about getting a bigger fish. The spheres that…

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Added by Harry Brown on December 28, 2020 at 1:28am — No Comments

4 Key Principles of Data Collection

In today’s data-driven world, companies across the globe are plunging into the humungous pool of online customer information that is made available through different modes of data collection. More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day, and this number just keeps on growing. Moreover, it was found that 67% of customers were willing to give their data for some benefits in terms of…

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Added by Chirag Shivalker on December 28, 2020 at 3:02am — No Comments

Global Web Hosting Service Industry Market to Exhibit Significant Opportunity Assessment During the Forecast Period

Web Hosting Service Industry Market

The Web Hosting Service Industry Market analysis summary by BMR is a thorough study of the current trends leading to this vertical trend in various…

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Added by Kedar Supekar on December 29, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

Artificial Intelligence in the Content Marketing Landscape

Rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

"Artificial Intelligence is one of the most important things humanity is working on. It's more profound than I don't know, may be electricity or fire." - Google CEO Sundar Pichai

We are living in an era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotic machines. The future we used to see in the movies back in our childhood is here. We are finally embracing the…

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Added by Madiha Jamal on December 29, 2020 at 7:10am — No Comments

Keras Hyperparameter Tuning Has Never Been That Easy: When AI Facilitates Building Another AI

Hyperparameter tuning is considered time-consuming and computationally expensive as it requires testing numerous combinations before attaining the optimum values. Using the available tuning libraries do not solve these issues as many of them randomly investigate the solution space while others are built for general use without adequately understand the hidden features in deep learning optimization. In this piece of writing, I am glad to introduce the state of art aisaratuners…

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Added by AiSara on December 29, 2020 at 5:19pm — No Comments

How 5G technology Increase in ROI?

The 5G technology return on investment market registering a CAGR of 132.8% from 2020 to 2026. 5G technology is the next generation of wireless communication technology. 5G technology networks are anticipated to allow telecom providers to expand consumer services such as video streaming, virtual reality applications; support new industrial uses such as industrial monitoring systems, industrial sensors; support growing number of…

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Added by Kedar Supekar on December 30, 2020 at 2:33am — No Comments

A simple way to understand the statistical foundations of data science

Introduction

There are six broad questions which can be answered in data analysis according to an article called “What is the question?” By Jeffery T. Leek, Roger D. Peng. These questions help to frame our thinking of data science problems. Here, I propose that these questions also provide a unified framework for relating statistics…

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Added by ajit jaokar on December 27, 2020 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Object detection with neural networks — a simple tutorial using keras

This article was written by Johannes Rieke.

Abstract

A very lightweight tutorial to object detection in images. We will bootstrap simple images and apply increasingly complex neural networks to them. In the end, the algorithm will be able to detect multiple…

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Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on December 24, 2020 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Image-to-Image Translation with Conditional Adversarial Networks

This article was written by Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) Laboratory.

Abstract 

We investigate conditional adversarial networks as a general-purpose solution to image-to-image translation problems. These networks not only learn the mapping from input image to output image, but…

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Added by Andrea Manero-Bastin on December 24, 2020 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Blockchain emerging as Next-Generation Data and Model Governance Framework

Introduction and Motivation

The blockchain technology has led to a strong foundation for different applications related to asset management, medical/health, finance, and insurance. Data analytics provided by…
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Added by Sharmistha Chatterjee on December 28, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

Gross Underestimates and Overestimates from the Same Data: Covid-19 Death Rates Example

  • Ten-fold differences have been reported in Covid-19 death rates.
  • Estimate issues are because of how the data is calculated.
  • Why the same data can yield gross overestimates and underestimates.

What is the actual death rate for Covid-19? After nearly a year of the pandemic, no one can…

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Added by Stephanie Glen on December 24, 2020 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Applications of Deep Neural Networks 575 page free book by Jeff Heaton

If you want some holiday reading, here is something for you 

I think  this is extraordinarily generous 

Applications of Deep Neural Networks 575 page free book by Jeff Heaton 

TOC below download links at the end of the post

Happy holidays :)  

0.1 Introduction . . . .…

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Added by ajit jaokar on December 24, 2020 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Metrics of Social Teratogenesis

I originally introduced the idea of social teratogenesis to Data Science Central in relation to the employees of a company. I will be taking this opportunity to apply the concept to the clients of a company.

Social teratogenesis - or just teratogenesis here for…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on December 20, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Data-driven, decision-making business intelligence

The development of business intelligence

Like many technologies, business intelligence models are also evolving. From the early days when BI was limited to excel worksheets, data was mainly stored on paper. Today, BI platforms have evolved so much that they define the course of action for organizations with new and novel approaches to improving efficiency in production, delivering sales and service experience to customers. In addition, knowing where our customers are,…

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Added by Laura Jean on December 22, 2020 at 1:52am — No Comments

How and Why You Should Be Explicit When Python Coding

In a previous article, you learned how to format your Python code for optimal readability. That piece went into detail about spacing, number of characters on a line, and more. In this article, you will learn how to keep your Python code explicit to ensure others fully understand your work and eliminate any possible confusion. This good practice will…

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Added by Zoe Zbar on December 22, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How Prescriptive Analytics Is Changing The Face Of Every industry?



Prescriptive analytics is the most sophisticated type of business analytics and can bring the greatest intelligence and value to businesses. It aims at suggesting (prescribing) the best decision options in order to take advantage of the predicted…

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Added by Varun Bhagat on December 23, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments

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