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New MOOC on Coursera on Data Science for Business Innovation for non-IT Professionals

The course "Data Science for Business Innovation" is a compendium of the must-have expertise in data science for executive and middle-management to foster data-driven innovation.

It consists of introductory lectures spanning big data, machine learning, data valorization and communication for a non-technical audience.

You can register for free on Coursera at this…

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Added by Marco Brambilla on July 9, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

How we used spaCy and Hunspell to handle typos in an AI chatbot

[Photo credit: Pexels]

Think back to the last time you texted a chatbot. Whether it was a concierge, a customer support assistant, or an AI…

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Added by Ashok Narendranath on December 6, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Who are the Datascience Professionals? India vs US | Men vs Women

Introduction

This is an analysis of the Kaggle 2018 survey dataset. In my analysis I am trying to understand the similarities and differences between men and women users from US and India, since these are the two biggest segments of the respondent population. The number of respondents who chose something other than Male/Female is quite low, so I excluded that subset as well.

The complete code is available as a …

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Added by Ann Rajaram on November 6, 2018 at 2:39am — 1 Comment

An Overview of Business Problems and Data Science Solutions — Part 2

Data Mining



There is an important distinction related to data mining. First the difference between mining the data to find patterns and build models, and second using the results of data mining. Data Mining results inform the data mining process itself.



The CRISP data mining process



Cross-industry standard process…

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Added by Mehmet Gökce on October 29, 2018 at 9:13am — 1 Comment

Free eBooks from Packt

TensorFlow 1.x Deep Learning Cookbook

By Antonio Gulli, Amita Kapoor

Take the next step in implementing various common and not-so-common neural networks with Tensorflow 1.x

In this book, you will learn how to efficiently use TensorFlow, Google's open…

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Added by Packt Publishing on September 27, 2018 at 1:06am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Data Science Use Cases in Insurance

The insurance industry is regarded as one of the most competitive and less predictable business spheres. It is instantly related to risk. Therefore, it has always been dependent on statistics. Nowadays, data science has changed this dependence forever.

Now, insurance companies have a wider range of…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on July 11, 2018 at 11:18pm — 1 Comment

Life Cycle of a Data Science & AI Project

How to build a project from scratch by using a latest, state-of-the-art AI technology stack?

After spending a few years working on data science - enriched products, we tried more than 10 different

workflow concepts - adopted scrum & agile, waterfall, iterative kanban canvas etc.

As a result, we've drafted our  own data science project development workflow that allows us

to iterate over data science hypotheses, process and acquire…

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Added by Max Frolov on June 19, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments

Top languages and tools according to Data Professionals

Packt Publishing, publisher of software learning resources, has revealed the results of its 2018 Skill Up Developer Skills survey in a new report.From what programming languages, frameworks, and libraries are most used, to job satisfaction, the report offers a snapshot of what matters to software developers in 2018. 

In the Skill Up Survey, both app and web…

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Added by Packt Publishing on June 8, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Top 7 Data Science Use Cases in Finance

In recent years, the ability of data science and machine learning to cope with a number of principal financial tasks has become an especially important point at issue. Companies want to know more what improvements the technologies bring and how they can reshape their business strategies.

To help you answer these questions, we…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on May 14, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

A “quick” introduction to PyMC3 and Bayesian models

A “quick” introduction to PyMC3 and Bayesian models, Part I

In this post, I give a “brief”, practical introduction using a specific and hopefully relate-able example drawn from real data.…

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Added by Jesus Ramos on May 8, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Note on Numerical Modality in Large Datasets

Numerical Modality

The mode is one of the basic statistics which is defined as the most common value over an array. When the values of the array are categorical, the mode is easy to detect by selecting the one with the most occurrence. The problem of identifying the modes on a numerical array is harder since the values…

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Added by Jesus Ramos on May 8, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty

Humans and uncertainty

Since their early days, humans have had an important, often antagonistic relationship with uncertainty; we try to kill it everywhere we find it. Without an explanation for many natural phenomena, humans invented gods to explain them, and without certainty of the future, they consulted oracles.

It was…

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Added by Jesus Ramos on May 8, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Analysis on Google's Best Apps of 2017 List

STEP 1: BACKGROUND

As we are put 2017 to a close, "Best of 2017" lists are being released.  I had a look at Google's "Best Apps of 2017" list and I like their…

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Added by Laura Ellis on January 3, 2018 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Artificial Intelligence: Look Ma, No Hands!

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Added by Rekha Joshi on April 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

R for SQListas (1): Welcome to the Tidyverse

R for SQListas, what's that about?

This is the 2-part blog version of a talk I've given at DOAG Conference this week. I've also uploaded the slides (no ppt; just pretty R presentation ;-) ) to the articles section, but if you'd like a little text I'm encouraging you to read on. That is, if you're in the target group for this…

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Added by Sigrid Keydana on November 17, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Practical data science: Building Minimum Viable Models

When we talk about innovative services or products, many startups follow a smoother model of development. This allows them to minimize the…

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Added by Ernesto Mislej on September 30, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

How Analytics and Data Science is Driving Business Acumen

Data science is getting huge, exponentially. The basic idea is that every online activity leaves a digital trace, which can be transformed into smart insights. Data scientists have become so important for businesses that Thomas H. Davenport has called it to be the “Sexiest job of 21st century”.

Various researches have shown that there is an acute shortage of data scientists which will…

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Added by Amy Porras on September 6, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Control Structures Loops in R

As part of Data Science tutorial Series in my previous post I posted on basic data types in R. I have kept the tutorial very simple so that beginners of R programming  may takeoff immediately. 

Please find the online R editor at the end of the post so that you can execute the code on the page itself.

In this section we learn about control structures loops used…

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Added by dataperspective on May 18, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

5 Reasons you should take part in Hackathons

Data is growing, and hence is the requirement for perfect decision making by companies. In this era where analytics is the new buzzword, companies are looking for able and determined Data Scientists.

But as always, the quest to get the sexiest and the highest paying job is not an easy task. For acquiring such a demanding position one must be well skilled and experienced.

Don’t freak out! Because now a days a lot of resources and tips are available to be perfect in what you are…

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Added by Sukanya Mohapatra on April 15, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Outlier Detection with Parametric and Non-Parametric methods

Dealing with Outliers is like searching a needle in a haystack

This is a guest…

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Added by Jacob Joseph on April 8, 2016 at 2:30am — 5 Comments

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