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Biggest Trends in Data Visualization Taking Shape in 2022
There are countless examples of big data transforming many different industries. It can be used for something as visual as reducing traffic jams, to personalizing products and services, to improving the experience in multiplayer video games. There is no disputing the fact that the collection and analysis of massive amounts …
Certainty in Healthcare Fraud Detection: Peering into the Black Box
We will develop a comprehensive model that can not only detect healthcare fraud with a high degree of accuracy, but which can deliver a clear degree of certainty for each result The post Certainty in Healthcare Fraud Detection: Peering into the Black Box first appeared on Data Science Blog.
Ames House Price Prediction
Will Han Github | LinkedIn Gary Lin Github | LinkedIn Background Information Whether you are a home buyer/seller or a house flipper, purchasing and selling a house is not a small task. It requires not only a pile of legal documents but also a huge lump sum of money. Many …
The Effect of Inflation on Gold, BTC, and the S&P 500
Background What is inflation? Inflation is the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time. A quantitative estimate of the rate at which the decline in purchasing power occurs can be reflected in the increase of an average price level of a basket of selected goods and services …
The Effect of Inflation on Gold, BTC, and the S&P 500
Background What is inflation? Inflation is the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time. A quantitative estimate of the rate at which the decline in purchasing power occurs can be reflected in the increase of an average price level of a basket of selected goods and services …
Wine 101 (Web Scraping Vivino)
Github | LinkedIn Background & Inspiration Are you an avid wine-lover? Or are you a wine newbie just like me? Either way, you're in the right place! As someone just starting to enjoy and learn wine drinking, I wanted to get more insight into picking the best value wines that …
Airbnb Washington, D.C. Listings Analysis and R Shiny Web app
GitHub Introduction Airbnb, more than just a vacation rental company, was one of the market disruptors that started in 2008 which destabilized the hotel industry and changed the way people travel by offering more options in booking places to stay. It got so popular that more and more people started …
How did used car pricing develop over the past 6 years?
People view the expected resale value of their car as a key purchasing decision during new vehicle purchases. In addition, car leasing rates are similarly set with the value of the vehicle at the end of the lease term as a key influencer of the leasing cost. Manufacturers realize this …
Statistical Inference on Housing Prices
Background and Motivation Home buyers and home sellers are often faced with the difficult task of purchasing or selling a house at a good value. But how can we determine the value of a house? What features of a house are most important when trying to estimate its price? What …
Goodreads Extravaganza: An Analysis of Trends in Reader Behavior
Github Repository For any book publisher wanting to optimize decision-making regarding who, what, and when to publish, Goodreads presents an unprecedented look into the behaviors and wishes of the book-reading world. Goodreads is the world's largest book recommendation site with over 90 million users. Thought it is difficult to know …
Capstone Project - Credit Risk of LendingClub
LendingClub is one of the earliest and largest financial-technology companies that provides loans to client. As a person working in a financial institute, I would like to know more detailed business trending of LendingClub by analyzing its historical data of loans issued. I will then use machine learning models on …
Where ERA Falls Short in Evaluating MLB Pitchers.
Business Context & Motivation: By playing in one of the most popular American sports leagues, MLB players have the opportunity to earn millions in compensation for their performance. The average major league player’s salary, irrespective of position, is about $4.17 million. As you can see in the graph below, average …
Web Scraping - Analysis of Women's Shoes
Github Repository There’s a research online saying that in Britain, women own an average of 24 pairs of shoes. Women love to buy shoes and therefore made women’s footwear a large potential market all over the world. For this project, I working on the potential market of women’s shoes by …
Phoenix Crime Frequency Analysis (R Shiny App)
Shiny App | Github | LinkedIn Background & Inspiration Phoenix - the fifth-largest U.S. city behind New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston - has been one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. with a population of over 1.7 million as of April 2021. According to U.S. Census …
Building an Interactive Flow Map in JavaScript
A step-by-step tutorial showing how to create an interactive JS Flow Map. Illustrated by visualizing data on migration to the US.
Advice for LendingClub Investors
Github Repository Introduction LendingClub is a Fintech company that provides people with an alternative to taking out loans from banks. It is a peer-to-peer lending company where borrowers create unsecured personal loans. Investors make money from the interest on the loans, and LendingClub makes money from charging the borrowers an …
Job Occupations in the Finance & Real Estate Sector
Introduction Over the course of the past year or so we've seen many changes in our way of living due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19. In our work life, where once we were commuting however long to reach our office destination, we've now become adjusted to working from the …
Credit Card Churner Prediction
Introduction Credit card churners mean lost money for the credit card company. In this analysis, I used a data set of existing and past customers to find what the churners had in common. With that information, I could find the group of people within the existing client base that is …