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Selective Regression Method Improves Ai Accuracy
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Knowing when to trust a model’s predictions is not always an easy challenge for professionals who use machine-learning models to aid in decision-making, especially since these models are frequently so complicated that their inner workings remain a mystery. Selective regression is a method in which the model calculates its confidence

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Three Unexpected Uses For 3D Printing In Big Data
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The future of 3D printing is heavily reliant on the power of data. The Internet of Things means users will be able to access and print files remotely, as well as create incredible scans and share prints. But, there are also several more opportunities for big data and 3D printing

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Removing The Human Element From Big Data Analytics
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As companies of all types and sizes from around the world come to realize the many benefits they stand to gain from big data analytics, the more they’re willing to adopt the tools necessary to make it all happen. They’re also learning for themselves what the best practices are for effectively utilizing big

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This Mathematical Model Can Tell Us Why Some Startups Go Up In Flames
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According to Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, almost three-quarters of US venture-backed firms fail to return on investor’s capital. This week’s disheartening announcement from Fab proved that even the most promising cash cow is not a safe bet. Luckily, researchers at MIT may have come up

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Top 10 Data Science Skills, And How To Learn Them
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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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Mapd Finds Funds Worth $1.5M For Fueling Product Development From Nvidia And Google Ventures
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MapD, a Big Data analytics and visualization platform, has secured $1.5 million from Nvidia, Google Ventures, and other participatory investors, with the aim to fund its product development and its first commercial release, later this year, reports Venture Beat. “There aren’t really any other tools on the market that allow

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Mit'S Algorithm Predicts Areas' Crime Rates Using Google Street View
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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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Big Data Online Course
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The explosion of hype around the term “big data” ushered in a rabid desire in companies big and small to get their hands on employees with a data science skill set. For evidence, you need look no further than Indeed’s graph of the number of big data-related job postings: If you

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Researcher At Mit Develops Machine Learning Algorithm To Predict Price Variation Of Bitcoin
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A researcher at MIT has developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the “infamously volatile crypto-currency Bitcoin.” Principal investigator Devavrat Shah, at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems along with recent graduate Kang Zhang, used  “Bayesian regresion,” to

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What Hogwarts And The Top Us Engineering Schools Have In Common
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You’re an extremely talented engineering high school senior, and the future looks bright. You’re well on track to obtaining the sexiest profession in the world, and a job in Silicon Valley at one of the world’s most well-renowned companies is in your reach, perhaps with a 6-figure starting salary attached.

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