In advance of the Data Science Salon taking place in Seattle on Oct 17, we asked our speakers to shed some light on how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are impacting one of America’s most disruptive industries. Read for more insight, and then register with KDnuggets exclusive link for 20% off tickets.
This thorough review focuses on the impact of AI, 5G, and edge computing on the healthcare sector in the 2020s as well as a look at quantum computing's potential impact on AI, healthcare, and financial services.
Also: 12 Deep Learning Researchers and Leaders; Natural Language in Python using spaCy: An Introduction; A Single Function to Streamline Image Classification with Keras; Which Data Science Skills are core and which are hot/emerging ones?; 6 bits of advice for Data Scientists
Take me out to the ballgame! Take me out to the crowd! For the 2,829 seasons that have been played for 101 baseball teams since 1880, which seasons were unlike any others? Using SAX Encoding to recognize patterns in time series data, the most special years in baseball can be found.
Join the Crunch Data Conference in Budapest, Oct 16-18, with stellar speakers from companies like Facebook, Netflix and LinkedIn. Use the discount code ‘KDNuggets’ to save $100 off your conference ticket.
This article shows you how to separate your customers into distinct groups based on their purchase behavior. For the R enthusiasts out there, I demonstrated what you can do with r/stats, ggradar, ggplot2, animation, and factoextra.
Python Libraries for Interpretable Machine Learning; Scikit-Learn: A silver bullet for basic machine learning; I wasn't getting hired as a Data Scientist. So I sought data on who is; Which Data Science Skills are core and which are hot/emerging ones?
Penn State’s fully online data analytics program uniquely prepares students to advance their career in data science. Penn State offers 3 intakes every year and reviews applications on a rolling basis. GMAT or GRE waivers are available to highly qualified candidates. Learn more now.
Today, as companies have finally come to understand the value that data science can bring, more and more emphasis is being placed on the implementation of data science in production systems. And as these implementations have required models that can perform on larger and larger datasets in real-time, an awful lot of data science problems have become engineering problems.
AI World Conference & Expo has become the industry’s largest independent business event focused on the state of the practice of AI in the enterprise. Join us in Boston, Oct 23-25. Use the discount code 1968-KDN and SAVE $200.
How can you keep your machine learning models and data organized so you can collaborate effectively? Discover this new tool set available for better version control designed for the data scientist workflow.
Of all data quality characteristics, we consider consistency and accuracy to be the most difficult ones to measure. Here, we describe the challenges that you may encounter and the ways to overcome them.
Deep Learning is/has become the hottest skill in Data Science at the moment. There is a plethora of articles, courses, technologies, influencers and resources that we can leverage to gain the Deep Learning skills.
Register now for this webinar, Sep 25 @ 12 PM ET, for a clear approach on how to apply machine learning language technology to massive, unstructured data sets in order to create predictive models of what may be the next “it” ingredient, color, flavor or pack size.
Our list of deep learning researchers and industry leaders are the people you should follow to stay current with this wildly expanding field in AI. From early practitioners and established academics to entrepreneurs and today’s top corporate influencers, this diverse group of individuals is leading the way into tomorrow’s deep learning landscape.
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With recent advances in AI being enabled through access to so much “Big Data” and cheap computing power, there is incredible momentum in the field. Can big data really deliver on all this hype, and what can go wrong?
Whether it’s demand forecasting, supply chain management, or any other application, getting it right requires balancing the need for performance with the constraints of implementation and complexity. Learn more in this free webinar, Data-Driven Approaches to Forecasting, Sep 26.
While mature algorithms and extensive open-source libraries are widely available for machine learning practitioners, sufficient data to apply these techniques remains a core challenge. Discover how to leverage scikit-learn and other tools to generate synthetic data appropriate for optimizing and fine-tuning your models.
Support for Python 2 will expire on Jan. 1, 2020, after which the Python core language and many third-party packages will no longer be supported or maintained. Take this survey to help determine and share your level of preparation.
Algorithms are at the core of data science and sampling is a critical technical that can make or break a project. Learn more about the most common sampling techniques used, so you can select the best approach while working with your data.
This article covers the implementation of a data scraping and natural language processing project which had two parts: scrape as many posts from Reddit’s API as allowed &then use classification models to predict the origin of the posts.
We identify two main groups of Data Science skills: A: 13 core, stable skills that most respondents have and B: a group of hot, emerging skills that most do not have (yet) but want to add. See our detailed analysis.
Join this technical webinar on Oct 3, where Domino Chief Data Scientist Josh Poduska will dive into popular open source and proprietary AutoML tools, and walk through hands-on examples of how to install and use these tools, so you can start using these technologies in your work right away.
For some people anything below 60% is acceptable and for certain others, even a correlation of 30% to 40% is considered too high because it one variable may just end up exaggerating the performance of the model or completely messing up parameter estimates.
The UC Center for Business Analytics will present the Data Science Symposium 2019 on Oct 10 & 11, featuring 3 keynote speakers and 16 tech talks/tutorials on a wide range of data science topics and tools.
The career path of the Data Scientist remains a hot target for many with its continuing high demand. Becoming one requires developing a broad set of skills including statistics, programming, and even business acumen. Learn more about one person's experience making this journey, and discover the many resources available to help you find your way into a world of data science.
Also: The 5 Graph Algorithms That Data Scientists Should Know; Many Heads Are Better Than One: The Case For Ensemble Learning; BERT is changing the NLP landscape; I wasn't getting hired as a Data Scientist; There is No Free Lunch in Data Science
While ensembling techniques are notoriously hard to set up, operate, and explain, with the latest modeling, explainability and monitoring tools, they can produce more accurate and stable predictions. And better predictions can be better for business.
This post expands on the NAACL 2019 tutorial on Transfer Learning in NLP organized by Matthew Peters, Swabha Swayamdipta, Thomas Wolf, and Sebastian Ruder. This post highlights key insights and takeaways and provides updates based on recent work.
Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, has announced that Clearsense, a scalable data platform as a service built for healthcare, has chosen the smart data discovery platform to automatically discover and catalog relationships across immense amounts of medical and clinical data.
There is no such thing as a free lunch in life or data science. Here, we'll explore some science philosophy and discuss the No Free Lunch theorems to find out what they mean for the field of data science.
It is important to distinguish prediction and classification. In many decision-making contexts, classification represents a premature decision, because classification combines prediction and decision making and usurps the decision maker in specifying costs of wrong decisions.
Python Libraries for Interpretable Machine Learning; How #AI will transform #healthcare (and can it fix US healthcare system?); Building Recommendation System - an overview ; I wasn't getting hired as a Data Scientist. So I sought data on who is.
Data Driven Government is coming to Washington, DC, Sep 26, and includes a stellar lineup of experts who will share the emerging trends and best practices of government agencies in the current use of data analytics to enhance mission outcomes. Use code KDNUGGETS to get 15% off.
As compute gets cheaper and time to market for machine learning solutions becomes more critical, we’ve explored options for speeding up model training. One of those solutions is to combine elements from Spark and scikit-learn into our own hybrid solution.
ODSC has developed a mini-bootcamp, designed to reduce the time and monetary costs of discovering which pathway into data science you should take. In this article, we’ll discuss seven reasons why ODSC’s Mini-Bootcamp might be right for you.
How does the scikit-learn machine learning library for Python compare to the mlr package for R? Following along with a machine learning workflow through each approach, and see if you can gain a competitive advantage by knowing both frameworks.
Also: Python Libraries for Interpretable Machine Learning; TensorFlow vs PyTorch vs Keras for NLP; Advice on building a machine learning career and reading research papers by Prof. Andrew Ng; Object-oriented programming for data scientists: Build your ML estimator
I am really interested in creating a tight, clean pipeline for disaster relief applications, where we can use something like crowd sourced building polygons from OSM to train a supervised object detector to discover buildings in an unmapped location.
Recently, Alphabet’s subsidiaries Waymo and DeepMind partnered to find a more efficient process to train self-driving vehicles algorithms and their work took them back to one of the cornerstones of our history as species: evolution.
This is a collection of 10 interesting resources in the form of articles and tutorials for the aspiring data scientist new to Python, meant to provide both insight and practical instruction when starting on your journey.
From asking the best questions about data to answering those questions with certainty, understanding the value of these two seemingly different professions is clarified when you see how they should work together.
In this TensorFlow tutorial, you’ll learn the impact of optimizing both operators and entire graphs, how to efficiently organize data in training and testing datasets to minimize data shuffling, and how to identify a well-optimized model using Anaconda and ActivePython.
This is an interview between Rosaria Silipo and data scientists Paolo Tamagnini, Simon Schmid and Christian Dietz, asking a few questions on the topic of automated machine learning from their point of view, and some interesting examples of its practical use.
This blog summarizes the career advice/reading research papers lecture in the CS230 Deep learning course by Stanford University on YouTube, and includes advice from Andrew Ng on how to read research papers.
Also: The secret sauce for growing from a data analyst to a data scientist; 4 Tips for Advanced Feature Engineering and Preprocessing; R Users’ Salaries from the 2019 Stackoverflow Survey; Emoji Analytics
Recommender systems are an important class of machine learning algorithms that offer "relevant" suggestions to users. Categorized as either collaborative filtering or a content-based system, check out how these approaches work along with implementations to follow from example code.
A recurring subject in NLP is to understand large corpus of texts through topics extraction. Whether you analyze users’ online reviews, products’ descriptions, or text entered in search bars, understanding key topics will always come in handy.
DataScienceGO returns to San Diego Sep 27-29, for a three-day career-focused conference designed to unite newcomers, practitioners, managers and executives under one umbrella, speakers weigh in on how to forge the best teams, increase your hiring chances, and prepare for the future.
These three deep learning frameworks are your go-to tools for NLP, so which is the best? Check out this comparative analysis based on the needs of NLP, and find out where things are headed in the future.
The quest for recreating cognitive capabilities of the brain in deep neural networks remains one of the elusive goals of AI. Let’s explore some human cognitive skills that are serving as inspiration to a new generation of AI techniques.
Also: Types of Bias in Machine Learning; Deep Learning Next Step: Transformers and Attention Mechanism; New Poll: Data Science Skills; R Users Salaries from the 2019 Stackoverflow Survey; How to Sell Your Boss on the Need for Data Analytics