This is a guest post by Igor Shvartser, a clever young student I have been coaching. This post is part 1 in a 3 part series on modeling the famous Pima Indians Diabetes dataset that will introduce the problem and the data. Part 2 will investigate feature selection and spot checking algorithms and Part 3 in […]
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This is a project spotlight with Artem Yankov. Could you please introduce yourself? My name is Artem Yankov, I have worked as a software engineer for Badgeville for the last 3 years. I’m using there Ruby and Scala although my prior background includes use of various languages such as: Assembly, C/C++, Python, Clojure and JS. I […]
Implementing a machine learning algorithm in code can teach you a lot about the algorithm and how it works. In this post you will learn how to be effective at implementing machine learning algorithms and how to maximize your learning from these projects. Let’s get started. Benefits of Implementing Machine Learning Algorithms You can use […]
It is good practice to have reproducible outcomes in software projects. It might even be standard practice by now, I hope it is. You can take any developer off the street and they should be able to follow your process to check out the code base from revision control and make a build of the […]
What is Machine Learning? We can read authoritative definitions of machine learning, but really, machine learning is defined by the problem being solved. Therefore the best way to understand machine learning is to look at some example problems. In this post we will first look at some well known and understood examples of machine learning […]