# Tag: Mathematics (16)

**Top KDnuggets tweets, Apr 11-17: Boost your #datascience skills. Learn linear algebra.**- Apr 18, 2018.

Also: Don’t learn #MachineLearning in 24 hours; Top 8 Free Must-Read Books on #DeepLearning; How Attractive Are You in the Eyes of Deep #NeuralNetwork?; Ten #MachineLearning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a #DataScientist**7 Books to Grasp Mathematical Foundations of Data Science and Machine Learning**- Apr 17, 2018.

It is vital to have a good understanding of the mathematical foundations to be proficient with data science. With that in mind, here are seven books that can help.**R Fundamentals: Building a Simple Grade Calculator**- Mar 19, 2018.

In this tutorial, we'll teach you the basics of R by building a simple grade calculator. While we do not assume any R-specific knowledge, you should be familiar with general programming concepts.**Data Structures Related to Machine Learning Algorithms**- Jan 30, 2018.

If you want to solve some real-world problems and design a cool product or algorithm, then having machine learning skills is not enough. You would need good working knowledge of data structures.**How Much Mathematics Does an IT Engineer Need to Learn to Get Into Data Science?**- Dec 20, 2017.

When I started diving deep into these exciting subjects (by self-study), I discovered quickly that I don’t know/only have a rudimentary idea about/ forgot mostly what I studied in my undergraduate study some essential mathematics.**Top KDnuggets tweets, Aug 24-30: #DataScientist – sexiest job of the 21st century until …; Activation Function in #NeuralNetworks.**- Aug 31, 2016.

Cartoon: #DataScientist - sexiest job of the 21st century until ...; What is the Role of the Activation Function in Neural Networks?; LinkedIn Machine Learning team tutorial on building #Recommender system; Create a #Chatbot for #Telegram in #Python to Summarize Text.**Practical skills that practical data scientists need**- May 13, 2016.

The long story short, data scientist needs to be capable of solving business analytics problems. Learn more about the skill-set you need to master to achieve so.**Data scientists mostly just do arithmetic and that’s a good thing**- May 10, 2016.

Are you also wondering how you can get started as data scientist, and become a valuable team player. Understand what really matters as data scientist, and things to focus in the initial stages.**There is more to a successful data scientist than mere knowledge**- May 9, 2016.

Look at Data scientist "definitions" with a wry smile: the "essential" skills very much reflect those that a short time ago were quite novel, and are being used in applications to problems that have recently become solvable.**The Evolution of the Data Scientist**- Mar 16, 2016.

We trace the evolution of Data Science from ancient mathematics to statistics and early neural networks, to present successes like AlphaGo and self-driving car, and look into the future.**How to Tackle a Lottery with Mathematics**- Jan 27, 2016.

With mathematical rigor and narrative flair, Adam Kucharski reveals the tangled history of betting and science. The house can seem unbeatable. In this book, Kucharski shows us just why it isn't. Even better, he shows us how the search for the perfect bet has been crucial for the scientific pursuit of a better world.**15 Mathematics MOOCs for Data Science**- Sep 23, 2015.

The essential mathematics necessary for Data Science can be acquired with these 15 MOOCs, with a strong emphasis on applied algebra & statistics.**Deep Learning and the Triumph of Empiricism**- Jul 7, 2015.

Theoretical guarantees are clearly desirable. And yet many of today's best-performing supervised learning algorithms offer none. What explains the gap between theoretical soundness and empirical success?**Top KDnuggets tweets, Oct 31 – Nov 2: Nate Silver on 3 Keys to Great Information Design**- Nov 3, 2014.

Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on 3 Keys to Great Information Design; The invention of the Equals Sign jump-started math; A Great Collection of Machine Learning Algorithms; LinkedIn breaking up its data science team.**Top KDnuggets tweets, Feb 26-27: Facebook “Relationship Data Mining”; Non-human math: Wikipedia-size computer proof**- Feb 28, 2014.

The gap between data mining and predictive models in Facebook Relationship Data Mining; Non-human math: Computer proof is Wikipedia size; A look at pioneering women in #BigData ; MS in Data Analytics from CUNY: Online and Affordable.**Analytics, Mathematics, and Art of Rene Romero Schuler and Van Gogh**- Jan 13, 2014.

Is there a connection between Analytics, Mathematics and arts? How do we add arts flavor to analytics business is the question. And answer lies in century old painting by Van Gogh called "The Starry Night" which represents perfect turbulence.