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Weekly Digest, September 24

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

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  • Maximize your job prospects. Earn a Penn State Master’s in Data Analytics part-time and online. Learn to design and apply data management techniques…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 23, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Statistical Significance and p-Values Take Another Blow

I read an article this morning, about a top Cornell food researcher having 13 studies retracted, see here. It prompted me to write this blog. It is about data science charlatans and unethical researchers in the Academia, destroying the value of p-values again, using a well known trick called p-hacking, to get published…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 21, 2018 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Thursday News: Deep Learning, Stats Book, AI, MLasS Comparison, Feature Selection (Overview)

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 20, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Introduction to Deep Learning

Guest blog post by Zied HY. Zied is Senior Data Scientist at Capgemini Consulting. He is specialized in building predictive models utilizing both traditional statistical methods (Generalized Linear Models, Mixed Effects Models, Ridge, Lasso, etc.) and modern machine learning techniques (XGBoost, Random Forests, Kernel Methods, neural networks, etc.).…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 19, 2018 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest, September 17

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

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  • Enterprise AI: Take the Plunge. Data science and advanced analytics front-runner Dataiku announces the release of…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 16, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

Thursday News: AI, IoT, Visu, Statistical Testing, DS Career, Sports & Healthcare Analytics

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 13, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Perspective on the Central Limit Theorem and Statistical Testing

You won't learn this in textbooks, college classes, or data camps. Some of the material in this article is very advanced yet presented in simple English, with an Excel implementation for various statistical tests, and no arcane theory, jargon, or obscure theorems. It has a number of applications, in finance in particular. This article covers several topics under a unified approach, so it was not easy to find a title. In particular, we discuss:

  • When the central limit theorem…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 10, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest, September 10

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

Announcements

  • Apply design methods, computer science, statistical analysis, and ethics to turn data into insight at top-ranked Parsons School of Design in New York City.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 9, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Thursday News: Recommendation Engines, Real-Time Analytics, Excel, Python, Hadoop and more

This is our selection of featured articles and resources posted since Monday.

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 6, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

8 Tips to Leverage Analytics: Advice for Small (and Big) Businesses

In a recent interview, I have been asked how can small businesses get started and benefit from being more analytical. Below is my answer, and I believe it applies to any business.

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 6, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Tools for Working with Excel and Python

Guest blog by Tony Roberts.

Microsoft Excel is widely used in almost every industry. Its intuitive interface and ease of use for organising data, performing calculations, and analysis of data sets has led to it being commonly used in countless different fields globally.

Whether you’re a fan of Excel or not, at some point you will have to deal with it! For many applications you won’t…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 3, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest, September 3

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

Announcement

  • Cool Cloudera Fast Forward Labs opportunity based in the UK. We are looking for a…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 1, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Thursday News: AI, Hadoop, Deep Learning, ML, Use Cases, Big Data, Career Transition

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 30, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Weekly Digest, August 27

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

Featured Resources and Technical Contributions 

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 25, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Four Types of Data Scientists

I wrote about this long ago (see here in 2014), and so did many other practitioners. This new post shows more maturity I think, a more coherent view about the various data scientist roles in the Industry (now that things are getting more clear for most hiring managers), and how these scientists interact between themselves and with other teams. It is also a short…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 25, 2018 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

How do you identify an actual data scientist?

This question was recently posted on Quora, and generated a lot of answers. Here is mine:

What differentiates a real doctor from a fake doctor? What about one with no medical degree who cures himself and his family and friends, with better outcomes than official healthcare, for free, and does not call himself a doctor? …

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 23, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Thursday News: Spark, Python, Image Processing, ETL, AI, Statistical Tests, Watson

Here is our selection of featured articles, technical resources, and forum questions posted since Monday.

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 23, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Weekly Digest, August 20

Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here. The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 18, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Programming Languages for Data Science and ML - With Source Code Illustrations

This resource is part of a series on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, Hadoop, decision trees, ensembles, correlation, outliers, regression, Python, R, Tensorflow, SVM, data reduction, feature selection, experimental design, time series, cross-validation, model fitting,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 16, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Thursday News: ML, CNN vs RNN, AI, GDPR, Dataviz, Sport Analytics, and more

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 16, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

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