What is the difference between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist and what type of work do they do all day? These questions and questions like them are answered in the new free ebook The Data Analytics Handbook: Data Analysts and Data Scientists. The ebook was created by Brian Liou, Tristan Tao and Elizabeth Lin. Brian and Tristan are Computer Science […]
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Data preparation is the transformation of raw data into a form that is more appropriate for modeling. It is a challenging topic to discuss as the data differs in form, type, and structure from project to project. Nevertheless, there are common data preparation tasks across projects. It is a huge field of study and goes […]
Are you a Java programmer and looking to get started or practice machine learning? Writing programs that make use of machine learning is the best way to learn machine learning. You can write the algorithms yourself from scratch, but you can make a lot more progress if you leverage an existing open source library. In […]
Project layout is critical for machine learning projects just as it is for software development projects. I think of it like language. A project layout organizes thoughts and gives you context for ideas just like knowing the names for things gives you the basis for thinking. In this post I want to highlight some considerations […]