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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Data Science' (22)

AI for People and Business Book Released!

I’m thrilled to announce that my book, AI for People and Business, is now officially released!…

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Added by Alex Castrounis on July 25, 2019 at 5:43pm — No Comments

How the Mathematics of Fractals Can Help Predict Stock Markets Shifts

In financial markets, two of the most common trading strategies used by investors are the momentum and mean reversion strategies. If a stock exhibits momentum…

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Added by Marco Tavora on July 4, 2019 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Deep Learning Explainability: Hints from Physics


Nowadays, artificial intelligence is present in almost every part of our lives. Smartphones, social media feeds, recommendation engines, online ad networks, and navigation tools are some…

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Added by Marco Tavora on May 20, 2019 at 11:46am — No Comments

The Approximation Power of Neural Networks (with Python codes)

Introduction

It is a well-known fact that neural networks can approximate the output of any continuous mathematical function, no matter how complicated it might be. Take for instance the function below:…

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Added by Marco Tavora on May 1, 2019 at 4:52am — No Comments

How I used NLP (Spacy) to screen Data Science Resumes

Resume making is very tricky. A candidate has many dilemmas,

  • whether to state a project at length or just mention the bare minimum
  • whether to mention many skills or just mention his/her core competency skill…
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Added by Venkat Raman on January 15, 2019 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Data Analytics. AI. ML. What’s the Difference?

There are transformative technologies in the world today with consistent effect and reliability in their promise to alter or change the ecosystem. Industries have transformed, and early adopters with it, while others race to understand how best to adapt or integrate said emerging technologies into their organizations in an effective and seamless…

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Added by Jay Nair on November 26, 2018 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Why Organisations Nowadays Want an Analytics Platform

With the nascent stage of the data revolution past us, organisations are entering a new level of proficiency in handling data expertly. Gone are the days when organisations…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on October 26, 2018 at 3:35am — No Comments

Cognitive Computing: Data-Driven to Value-Driven

Positive technological advancement is in the technology’s ability to augment human intelligence or performance; it’s what makes cognitive systems relevant – the ability to interpret, analyze, learn, and reason without constant human involvement. And that’s where things get interesting. With the inherent ability to now understand the context behind the content,…

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Added by Jay Nair on September 2, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Breaking Down Cognitive Computing | What’s it all about?

Cognitive Computing is often used interchangeably with artificial intelligence, not that it’s entirely incorrect. MIT Sloan School of Business, for instance, defines the term as a system that adaptively utilizes underlying algorithms or processing with exposure to new data.

It wasn’t always a hot trend though. The present dictates otherwise, with much…

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Added by Jay Nair on July 10, 2018 at 8:24pm — No Comments

AI-Driven Transformation & the Impact on Marketing

Around two decades ago, marketing existed as a soft function within organizations. There is no denying its importance, of course, but from an organizational perspective, it was a function hard to measure in terms of impact on the bottom-line. But then boomed the digital age, and with it, an advent of channels that came to be known as social media. And in its wake,…

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Added by Senthil Nathan R on July 1, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

How to Execute R and Python in SQL Server with Machine Learning Services

Introduction

Did you know that you can write R and Python code within your T-SQL statements? Machine Learning Services   in SQLServer eliminates the need for data movement. Instead of transferring large and sensitive data over the network or losing accuracy with sample csv files, you can have your R/Python code execute within your database. Easily deploy your R/Python code with SQL stored procedures making them accessible in your…

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Added by Kyle Weller on June 4, 2018 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Judgements: A Potential Threat To Models Everywhere

Data Science and Law are in a lot of ways vastly different; however they do have a few things in common: both professions rely heavily on historical data and patterns . Certain supervening phenomena can cause a break in these patterns; these distinct deviations from a learned practice (either by a machine learning algorithm or through pure human experience) can be problematic.

Those of us in Legal Modelling know that when building and maintaining models we are constantly looking…

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Added by Mkhuseli Mthukwane on August 28, 2017 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

3 Free Data Science eBooks to Add to Your Summer Reading List

If you're a regular visitor to our website you'll know that every month we scour the internet seeking out free eBooks to help you on your educational journey. Well, it has been so popular that we decided to create a regular monthly series here at Data Science Central.



I hope this will prove to be a valuable resource to you that you will visit regularly (and invite your friends too).…

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Added by Lee Baker on July 10, 2017 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

How to Create a Control Chart in Tableau

What is an easy way to find that needle in the haystack? Why not use a control chart?Using a control chart on a data set is an efficient way to identify data sets that are out of control. A control chart is a statistical tool that is used to chart data points over time and zeros in on points that are outside of the normal range (outliers). The main components of a control chart…

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Added by Eric Mayberry on May 16, 2017 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

So it begins.

I spent way too much time sorting through all the information collected on Data Science.  All I knew in the beginning is that it had something to do with math and statistics and algorithms (which are love), and computers (which are hate not so much love).  It's finally starting to fall into place.  I made a preliminary list of all the things I should learn.  In the process, I stumbled upon Clare Corthell's "Open Source Data Science Master's…

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Added by Elma Bratovic on October 3, 2015 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Participate in 2015 Data Science / Data Miner Survey

All analytic professionals, students and academics - Participate in the 2015 Data Science / Data Miner Survey.  

Access Code:  H7D3S9   —  It is OK to share this Access Code with others:  It can be used by multiple people.



Survey results will be unveiled at the Fall-2015 Boston Predictive…
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Added by Karl Rexer on April 2, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Next Steps to a Career in Data Science

I am finishing up my masters in Predictive Analytics at Northwestern which the curriculum has been my only experience in modeling data. All of my data related professional experience has been within the database layer as well as data visualization which I have a great passion for.

I feel that I am at a vital stage in my career as I want to start down the data science path but the experience required in the field is quite extensive.

I would like to ask for any recommendations…

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Added by Joshua Tikal on December 1, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top Three Business Benefits from Big Data

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We return this week for Part II of our blog with astrophysicist and data scientist, Kirk Borne, Ph.D. Formerly a NASA scientist, he’s one of the foremost experts in big data and its applications in business, government and science − from exploration of space to economic growth. Here again he speaks with Anametrix CEO Pelin Thorogood, this time identifying the areas where he thinks business will benefit most from big data.…




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Added by Ryan Montano on May 23, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Biggest Potential for Big Data: The Expanding Universe of Unknown Unknowns

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Astrophysicist and data scientist Kirk Borne, Ph.D., was among the first to comprehend the importance of vast increases in data as a NASA scientist for almost two decades and now professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University. He’s among the top “influencers” on matters relating to “big data,” And IBM this year named him a…

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Added by Ryan Montano on May 15, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Big Data in the Enterprise

Companies are capturing and digitizing more information than ever before. According to IDC, the world produced one zettabyte (1,000,000,000,000 gigabytes) of data annually. Fueling this data explosion are over five billion mobile phones, 30 billion pieces of content shared on Facebook per month, 20 billion Internet searches per month, and millions of networked sensors connected to mobile phones, energy meters, automobiles, shipping containers, retail packaging and more. Big Data is a…

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Added by Stan Mason on January 16, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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