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Implementing The Five Most Popular Similarity Measures In Python
Data Science

In a particular subset of the data science world, “similarity distance measures” has become somewhat of a buzz term. Like all buzz terms, it has invested parties- namely math & data mining practitioners- squabbling over what the precise definition should be. As a result, the term, involved concepts and their

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Data Quality Determines Decision Outcomes
Data Science

Big data does not change the relationship between data quality and decision outcomes.  It underscores it. The elegance of analytics systems and processes lies not in the gathering, storing and processing of data.  Today’s technology has made this relatively easy and common.  Rather it is in the integration and management

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An Algorithm For The Homeless
Data Science

Homelessness in developed countries is an issue with no winners. For homeless individuals, the constant insecurity can only serve to exacerbate problems that may have lead them into their situation in the first place. Of 2,500 homeless in the UK surveyed last year, 70% had one or more physical health

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Researchers May Have Cracked A Fact-Checking Algorithm To Control Misinformation Online
Data ScienceNews

A research paper published by a team of computer scientists based at Indiana University and Portugal’s Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia have shed light on the possibility of “Computational fact checking from knowledge networks” to tackle issue of checking the growing volumes of data that is trafficked online. The paper explains

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Top 10 Data Science Skills, And How To Learn Them
BI & AnalyticsData Science 101Machine Learning

One of most popular posts this year came from Ferris Jumah, a data scientist at LinkedIn, who mapped the most popular skills of data scientists by scraping LinkedIn profile data. One of the common comments amongst data scientists who came across this post- as with most of our posts focused

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Why Ai Isn'T Going To Kill You Or Steal Your Job
Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University of Chicago and

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Mit'S Algorithm Predicts Areas' Crime Rates Using Google Street View
Machine LearningNews

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have devised an algorithm that can determine facts like “which scene has a higher crime rate”, or is “closer to a McDonald’s restaurant”, about a location, only with the help of an image or two. MIT reports that although “humans

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Google Using Machine Learning To Boost Efficiency In Data Centres
Machine LearningNews

Not content with owning some of the most efficient data centres on the planet, Google are now using machine learning to gain a greater understanding of their server farms. At the Data Centres Europe conference, Google’s Joe Kava detailed how they were using neural networks to sift through the immense

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