For these reasons, it was important to have a step-by-step guideline, a cheat sheet, that walks through the quality checks to be applied. But first, what’s the thing we are trying to achieve?. What does it mean quality data?. What are the measures of quality data?. Understanding what are you … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to Data Cleaning
Investigating Paleoclimate Data with Pandas and Seaborn Some time ago Dr. Ed Hawkins, who happens to be the creator of the Climate Spirals, released to the world the Warming Stripes graph for Annual Global Temperature ranging from 1850–2017. The concept is simple but also very informative: each stripe represents the temperature … Read moreClimate Heatmaps Made Easy
Thank you Andrew Ng! Overall I liked the course, I wish there could have been more for Human Resources professionals who should understand tools like tensorflow, keras etc. But once again, It was good to see Andrew Ng back in action. Just a last joke to finish it off! Why … Read moreAI For Everyone: What Andrew Ng want to convey with this Non Technical Course in 30 points.
Introduction Marketing function is evolving rapidly with advancements in eCommerce, digital and mobile and with changing consumer demographics. A recent Forrester study indicated that e-commerce will account for 17.0% of retail sales by 2022, up from a projected 12.9% in 2017. This trend indicates that more and more people are … Read moreMachine Learning for Marketers
Lifting your understanding of MCMC to an intermediate level When I learned Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) my instructor told us there were three approaches to explaining MCMC. “Basic: MCMC allows us to leverage computers to do Bayesian statistics. Intermediate: MCMC is a method that can find the posterior distribution … Read moreMarkov Chain Monte Carlo
As a Data Scientist, I code almost entirely in Python. I also get easily scared by configuring stuff. I don’t really know what a PATH is. I have no clue what lies within the /bin directory on my laptop. These are all things that you seemingly have to get familiar … Read moreThe Python Dreamteam
A pixel art gif I generated with the model. Not too shabby. If there is one thing that people love to talk about in video games, it is the fidelity of their graphics. A measure of gaming progress throughout the years has been the ability of modern day hardware to bring … Read moreGenerative Adversarial Networks: Revitalizing old video game textures
Early bird tickets for the Enterprise Applications of the R Language Conference are now on sale! The EARL Conference is in its sixth year, its a cross-sector conference that focuses on the commercial use of the R programming language. Take a look at our highlights from last year: [embedded content] … Read moreEARL London early bird tickets now on sale
Gradient boosting has become quite a popular technique in the area of machine learning. Given its reputation for achieving potentially higher accuracy than other models, it has become particularly popular as a “go-to” model for Kaggle competitions. However, use of gradient boosting raises two questions: Does this technique really outperform … Read moreBoosting: Is It Always The Best Option?