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One Shot Learning and Other Strategies for Reducing Training Data

Summary: Not enough labeled training data is a huge barrier to getting at the equally large benefits that could be had from deep learning applications.  Here are five strategies for getting around the data problem including the latest in One Shot Learning.

 

For at least the last two years we’ve been in an…

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Added by William Vorhies on January 28, 2019 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

What’s Better to Learn First: Spark Vs Hadoop?

Spark VS Hadoop

Spark and Hadoop are two different frameworks, which have similarities and differences. Also, both of them have their unique pros and cons. So, which one is better; Spark or Handoop? There is no exact answer, because, these platforms are different for comparison, and everyone may find some new and useful features in both of them. So let’s start from history of developing of these two.

Spark and Hadoop are…
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Added by Azharuddin on February 14, 2018 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Passive vs. active data scientists

While the skills required or expected from data scientists can vary based on the organization or domain they work in, being a data scientist can be viewed not merely as owning a set of skills, but also as having a certain mindset. In that sense I can differentiate between passive data scientists and active data scientists.

The passive data scientists will use the data they receive, or perform basic tasks to collect data stored in one or several central sources. Once they have the…

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Added by Lior Shamir on November 30, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Protocol Procedure Complexity In Clinical Trial

Over the past few years, an increasing protocol complexity has garnered a lot of attention among clinical trial experts. It has lead to various important studies beginning from meditating insights metrics warehouse which reveal that clinical studies have reached to a significant level of complexity in the recent times. In spite of a larger increase in metrics in the first half of the past decade and continued warnings from experts, the complexity continues to be on an upward surge through…

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Added by Mark on August 10, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Is Artificial Intelligence Possible?

 

"Artificial intelligence has been brain-dead since the 1970s." This rather ostentatious remark made by Marvin Minsky co-founder of the world-famous MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, was referring to the fact that researchers have been primarily concerned on small facets of machine intelligence as opposed to looking at the problem as a whole. This article examines the contemporary issues of artificial…

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Added by Venkatesan M on July 4, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Data Science Could Be the Advertising Wave of the Future



As of late, advertisement spending as a major aspect of aggregate showcasing cost has expanded. The purpose behind this is accuracy. With the support of better than ever information, and in addition dynamic…

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Added by Johny Basha on June 12, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

What PhDs do wrong when applying for Data Science jobs

As a group with an opening for information researchers, we see heaps of utilizations from individuals with quantitative PhDs. As somebody who did a PhD myself, I'm truly amped up for what somebody with this level of research experience can convey to our group. Getting a PhD in a quantitative hard or sociology field requires persistence, long haul arranging, a blend of wide specialized abilities, and clearness of correspondence regarding why your work matters…

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Added by Johny Basha on June 7, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

Three Things About Data Science You Won't Find In the Books

So here are my three principle experiences you won't effectively discover in books.

1. Evaluation Is Key

The main goal in data analysis/machine learning/data science,is to build a system which will perform

well on future data. The distinction between supervised and unsupervised learning makes it hard to talk…

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Added by Johny Basha on June 6, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

Building Analytics Competency Within the Team – Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Analytics is the most sought after competency in the business world right now. LinkedIn identified it as one of the most wanted skills across the globe. I have had discussions with various L&D heads who say the mandate this year is to build analytics talent within their organization. Over the course of many such discussions, I realized that while the end goal is clear for such organizations, the path is often not.

Analytics is very simply defined as the ‘language of data’. When we…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on May 21, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Tableau online training by ExcelR

Data Visualization happens to be an uncomplicated way of assisting the human memory and enhancing decision making. A number of tools are there that are going to cater to the requirements of having a look at humongous statistics to the tune of Peta and Zeta bytes. Number crunching when the amount of data is huge is an incredibly testing job and this is software that is going to be your buddy in addressing testing business dilemmas.…

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Added by Pawan Dwivedi on August 3, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Hedge Fund Strategies

Despite years of criticism and negative publicity, Hedge funds have evolved as higher return generating machines. Thanks to all those amazingly weird Hedge Funds strategies. If you try to look at the overall picture, you will find that Hedge funds have now become a part of Wall Street’s eco-system.

Hedge funds strategies and hedge Funds in themselves have made headlines over the years due to various reasons.  You will be awe struck when you find out what kinds of perks are given by…

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Added by rajesh dhnashire on September 6, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Predictive Analytics – a Soup Story

A simple metaphor for projects in predictive analytics

The analytical scene has recently been dominated by the prediction that we would soon experience an important shortage of analytical talent. As a response, academic programs and massive open online courses (MOOCs) have sprung up like mushrooms after the rain, all with the purpose of developing skills for the analyst or its more modern counterpart, the data scientist. However, in the …

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Added by Geert Verstraeten on August 27, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Financial Modeling Best Practices

Applications of Financial Modeling

The  purpose of Financial Modeling is to build a Financial Model which can enable a person to take better financial  decision.The decision could be affected by future cash flow projections , debt structure for the company etc. All these factors may affect the viability for a project or investment in a company.The Applications of Financial  Modeling mainly includes the followings :

  • One applications of…
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Added by rajesh dhnashire on January 26, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How Zipfian Academy Graduate Alex Mentch became a Data Scientist at Facebook

Zipfian Academy has graduated more than 50 alumni, placing graduates into data science roles at Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, Tesla, Uber, Square,…

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Added by Molly Larkin on October 24, 2014 at 10:22am — 3 Comments

Continuing along the path of Data Science

You like working with data. You’ve completed a few data science courses and enjoyed them. Now what?

I second Don VanDemark’s enthusiasm for course sequences, specialization tracks, and certification offerings. Whether through traditional brick-and-mortar schools, on-line offerings, or bootcamps, the carefully-planned curricula and (depending on the program) personal…

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Added by L George, Ph.D. on May 22, 2014 at 4:24pm — No Comments

3 Tips Every IT Health Trainer Needs to Know

The recent studies done by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that people learn only 70 percent of what they know about their jobs informally. When talking about the IT health trainers then what possibly could be the stats? Are they efficient enough in delivering their best? What things they need to keep in mind in order to move with these…

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Added by Brian Almonte on December 17, 2013 at 1:25am — No Comments

A Practical Introduction to Data Science from Zipfian Academy

There are plenty of discussions about what data science is, what defines a data scientist, and how to position yourself as a …

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Added by Katie Kent on November 8, 2013 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

Prestigious Brands Academy Award for Jigsaw Academy

Jigsaw Academy, won the prestigious Brands Academy Award for ‘Best Upcoming Academy for Analytics Courses in Bangalore’, on April 13th, 2013 at an exclusive gala event held at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi. The award was presented to the founders  Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti by Prahlad Kakkar.

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on April 16, 2013 at 2:10am — No Comments

The Curse of the Bell Curve Part 1

The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is distributed in the shape of the bell curve.

What does the…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 3, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

3 Degrees that Will Prepare You for a Career in Analytics

Merriam-Webster defines analytics as “the method of logical analysis.” In business, analytics is the process of analyzing quantitative data to glean information about performance. This process is often used in marketing departments and in risk management. Analytics is also a very important tool for the management and maintenance of websites.

 

The field of analytics is growing, as more companies realize the benefits of the method. This is especially true for internet-based…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on October 29, 2012 at 9:40pm — 1 Comment

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