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Steps to implement a Machine Learning Algorithm
Steps to implement a machine learning algorithm with easiest explanation. Learn this and things will be smoother.
Steps to implement a Machine Learning Algorithm
Steps to implement a machine learning algorithm with easiest explanation. Learn this and things will be smoother.
Pandas API on Upcoming Apache Spark™ 3.2
We’re thrilled to announce the pandas API as part of the upcoming Apache Spark™ 3.2 release. pandas is a powerful, flexible library and has grown rapidly to become one of the standard data science libraries. Now pandas users can leverage the pandas API on their existing Spark clusters. A few …
No Two Datasets Or Houses Are Alike: Piloting A New Method for Machine Learning Real Estate Analysis
What are the Most Important Insights from this Project? Machine Learning is a powerful predictive tool, but one that requires a significant amount of pre-processing work, mindful model selection, and resource-intensive hyperparameter tuning. As such, it is important to have significant and targeted questions in mind prior to starting this …
No Two Datasets Or Houses Are Alike: Piloting A New Method for Machine Learning Real Estate Analysis
What are the Most Important Insights from this Project? Machine Learning is a powerful predictive tool, but one that requires a significant amount of pre-processing work, mindful model selection, and resource-intensive hyperparameter tuning. As such, it is important to have significant and targeted questions in mind prior to starting this …
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.
Learner Spotlight: Solange Van Der Kolff
Meet Solange, a software engineer who got into data science because she wanted to contribute to society. She chose Dataquest to help her prepare for a database migration. Here’s her story... 1. First, what are your preferred pronouns? She/her 2. All right, Solange! What's your current job title? At which …
Can a Computer Write a Hallmark Holiday Movie?
As the holidays approach, many of us eagerly await a new crop of Hallmark Holiday movies: positive, reassuring, brightly-lit confections that are as sweet and reliable as gingerbread. Part of their appeal is a certain implicit formula -- a woman in a stressful big city job goes home for the …
Most Helpful Python Libraries for Data Cleaning in 2021
Most surveys indicate that data scientists and data analysts spend 70-80% of their time cleaning and preparing data for analysis. For many data workers, the cleaning and preparation of data is also their least favorite part of their job, so they spend the other 20-30% of their time complaining about …
Planetary code golf
Suppose you’re asked to write a function that takes a number and returns a planet. We’ll number the planets in order from the sun, starting at 1, and for our purposes Pluto is the 9th planet. Here’s an obvious solution: def planet(n): planets = [ "Mercury", "Venus", "Earth", "Mars", "Jupiter", …
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 …
Learner Spotlight: Gino Parages
Meet Gino Parages, a former sales and IT business analyst with no coding skills who decided it was time to learn coding to give his career a boost. He chose Dataquest to help him achieve his learning goals and land the job he wanted.Here’s his story...Q: First, what are your …
What to Buy and How to Sell: Learnings from the Ames Housing Data Set.
LinkedIn | Other Work | Github Repository Housing prices have risen dramatically in the past year, driven by slow housing construction and increased demand driven by the pandemic. Buying or selling a home can be a monumental decision and being informed can save, or net, you money. This can be …
The Care & Handling of PCA VS Predicting Housing Prices
Kaggle Data | Github | LinkedIn Introduction Real estate, that being the market for land and housing, has long stood as one of the most influential and vast market forces in the known world since the signing of Magna Carta. That said, it is awfully fitting that data scientists cut …
Wildfires - Uncovering Why Our Increasing Efforts to Prevent Wildfires Have Been Unsuccessful.
Wildfires A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire that burns in forests, grasslands, savannas, and other ecosystems, they are not limited to a particular continent or environment. Some plants germinate from wildfires, while old growth forests are burned to make way for new growth. Wildfires are inevitable and a natural part …
How to write a great Stack Overflow question
Need help with your code? Learn my step-by-step process for asking great Stack Overflow questions that will get answered quickly!