**3 Mathematical Laws Data Scientists Need To Know** - Mar 2, 2021.

Machine learning and data science are founded on important mathematics in statistics and probability. A few interesting mathematical laws you should understand will especially help you perform better as a Data Scientist, including Benford's Law, the Law of Large Numbers, and Zipf's Law.

Tags: Benford's Law, Data Science, Mathematics, Zipf's Law

**The Long Tail of Medical Data** - Nov 12, 2018.

This article discusses some issues related to medical data, relating specifically to power law distributions and computer aided diagnosis. Read on to see machine learning's place in the puzzle.

Tags: Distribution, Healthcare, Medical, Zipf's Law

**Natural Language Processing Key Terms, Explained** - Feb 16, 2017.

This post provides a concise overview of 18 natural language processing terms, intended as an entry point for the beginner looking for some orientation on the topic.

Tags: Explained, Information Retrieval, Key Terms, Natural Language Processing, NLP, Semantic Analysis, Sentiment Analysis, Zipf's Law

**Data Science Basics: Power Laws and Distributions** - Dec 21, 2016.

Power laws and other relationships between observable phenomena may not seem like they are of any interest to data science, at least not to newcomers to the field, but this post provides an overview and suggests how they may be.

Tags: Beginners, Data Science, Distribution, Zipf's Law