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Predicting House Prices with XGBoost
LinkedIn | GitHub | Email | Data | Web App | Notebook Introduction “Location, location, location.” The likelihood that you will hear that phrase if you are looking into purchasing a house, apartment, condo, or timeshare, is .9999999999. (Yes, I performed that study myself.) However, there are many other factors …
Yunnan Sourcing Tea Storefront and Analysis of the High End Tea Market
Github | LinkedIn | Yunnan Sourcing Introduction Where many online tea wholesalers curate particular, international selections of teas, Yunnan Sourcing distinguishes itself by highlighting local sources. Furthermore what makes it a compelling target for analysis is its focus on "verified purchase reviews." We will begin our analysis by laying the …
A Shiny App for Freezer Management
LinkedIn| Other Work Github Repository | Explore the App Background Our engineers and scientists were having difficulty managing all the versions of frozen yogurt (Froyo) made by the production team, and I was brought in to provide a solution. Froyo can be made from one of several strains of bacteria. …
How Yum! Brands Uses Location Data from Foursquare to Make Smarter Decisions
Join this virtual event with a compelling panel of technology leaders to discuss to discover how Yum! Brands and other organizations are leveraging location-based data to boost in-app location accuracy, increase in-store foot traffic, and expand e-commerce business.
How Yum! Brands Uses Location Data from Foursquare to Make Smarter Decisions
Join this virtual event with a compelling panel of technology leaders to discuss to discover how Yum! Brands and other organizations are leveraging location-based data to boost in-app location accuracy, increase in-store foot traffic, and expand e-commerce business.
USING MACHINE LEARNING TO PREDICT HOUSING PRICES IN IOWA
1. Introduction The aim of the project is to find the algorithm that can best predict housing prices in Ames, a city in the State of Iowa. Ames is a growing city in Iowa that has experienced some recent real estate developments. This project intends to provide insight that can …
NAVIGATING THE LABOR MARKET DURING A PANDEMIC: FINDING HIDDEN OPPORTUNITIES
Introduction During the Covid´s pandemic the world´s economy has suffered from a radical slowdown. This has been harshly felt in the labor market, affecting the opportunities of citizens to earn an income. This project aims not at providing an explanation of the general impact of the pandemic in the labor …
A CASE STUDY ON RETAIL SALES AND CUSTOMER SEGMENTATION
Introduction Data science presents great opportunities for individual businesses to increase their profits. Among them, customer data is becoming extremely appealing to companies. In particular, customer segmentation allows companies to target their customers in a more customized way. This is an exploratory data visualization project that aims to unravel gain …
Mental Health Outcomes during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Recommendations for Health Care Providers
Github Background: Covid-19 and Mental Health For many people in the United States and worldwide, the Covid-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on health, mental health, and financial security. As the virus moved into position as the third leading cause of death in 2020, countries around the world experienced multiple …
Predicting Housing Prices in Ames, Iowa
Background There are many qualities of a residential home that determine its worth and price outside of just the number of rooms and square footage. Taking a closer look at 81 residential variables from Ames, Iowa between 2006 to 2010, we were able to use various machine learning methods to …
Amazon Product Reviews: The Role of Experiential Framing
Shiny App | Github Background: The Importance of Consumer Reviews In an era of unprecedented dependence on technological capabilities via the internet and the World Wide Web, companies are pivoting toward enhancement of their online presence in marketing, sales, and customer service. This has been particularly true since the onset …
Scraping Sephora: Cruelty Free is Not Enough
Motivation The beauty industry has come a long way. There has been a lot more awareness of the harmful effects of certain ingredients as more information and research are brought to light. Though they were once considered acceptable in the beauty industry, ingredients like parabens, phthalates, and sulfates are now …
Detecting Health Insurance Fraud: Reducing Costs for Both the Insurers and the Insured
Github repo The Problem: Overwhelming Costs of Healthcare Fraud According to the Institute of Medicine, health insurance fraud is among the top 5 “Sources of Waste” in American Health Care spending (Shrank et al., 2019). A study published in the International Journal of Academic Medicine showed that the cost of …
Scraping Ulta Skin Care
Github Background A normal skincare routine is important for maintaining healthy and youthful skin, regardless of age. Ulta Beauty is a specialized beauty store known for carrying affordable cosmetic, fragrance, and skincare products. Ulta differentiates itself from its competitors by carrying many mid-tier, drugstore brands, which is important for consumers …
Google Play Store 2018 Category Analysis
Shiny App | Github Background Google Play Store consists of numerous applications within varying categories. The digital distribution service for Android grants users access to millions of apps, in a number of categories, including many family, gaming, and tool, to name a few. There were approximately 2.7 million applications available …
Mental Health in Tech Industry
Shiny app | Github Repo | Linkedin Introduction When I was a pharmacy student, studying the top 200 most commonly prescribed medications, I was surprised to see a shocking number of psychotropic medications on the list. They included drugs to treat mental health disorders such as antidepressants, anti-anxiety agents, and …
A Thirty Thousand Foot View of Air Travel Post-COVID
How can airlines prepare for the post-COVID future? Using historical flight purchases, data from the Census, and insights from Forbes, we developed an answer. The post A Thirty Thousand Foot View of Air Travel Post-COVID first appeared on Data Science Blog.
Machine Learning Applications for Semiconductor Manufacturing Process Control