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Multiple Linear Regression & Assumptions of Linear Regression: A-Z

Let us a take a break from model building here and understand the first few things which will help us to judge how good is the model which we have …

Algorithms

For Internal Audit, Big Data Represents a Big Opportunity

×<p>Integrating data analytics into internal audit can yield considerable improvements in both speed and accuracy, but it requires a sweeping change in mindset and approach.<p>“With the exponential growth in data and availability of inexpensive new technologies to generate business insight and value, …

How To Remotely Send R and Python Execution to SQL Server from Jupyter Notebooks

Introduction<p>Did you know that you can execute R and Python code remotely in SQL Server from Jupyter Notebooks or any IDE? Machine Learning Services …

New PET scan for Alzheimer's disease directly measures synaptic loss

Exciting new research from Yale University has revealed a new method that could potentially objectively diagnose if a person is suffering through the …

Tableau Software

We’re chatting with Andy Cotgreave , Jeffrey Shaffer, and Steve Wexler about their book, the Big Book of Dashboards. Learn more here: …

Play Super Mario in Tableau using a Tableau Extensions and a Scatterplot

Friday 8 July 09:00<p>With a big cannister of coffee, some reorganization of our desks we started. Tjalling focused on the game engine (read the …

Endless possibilities with Dashboard Extensions

June 14, 2018 · Michael KovnerProduct NewsEndless possibilities with Dashboard Extensions By Marissa MichelottiDiscover the new possibilities of …

Introducing the Data Studio Community Connector Codelab

<i>Posted by Minhaz Kazi, Developer Advocate, Google Data Studio</i> Data Studio is Google's free next gen business intelligence and data visualization …

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia

R and Python are joining forces, in the crossover event of the year

Hadley Wickham is the most important developer for the programming language R. Wes McKinney is among the most important developers for programming language Python. The two languages, which are free to use, are often seen as competitors in the world of data science. Wickham and McKinney don’t think …

Data Science

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

[D] Which is your favorite Machine Learning algorithm? : MachineLearning

My current favorite is Spectral Clustering. It is sort of the flagship algorithm for a whole class of methods called Spectral Algorithms[1], which …

Data science notebooks get real: JupyterLab releases to users

Jupyter notebooks break out of their "show and tell" role into something more suitable to data engineers. Can JupyterLab turn notebooks into an …

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

Employment

Is It Time To Expand Your Data Analytics Team?

CIO recently published an article that highlighted a survey that was revealing. The survey, conducted in April and May, included 150 executives, from …

Big Data

To Help Others, One Couple Talks About Life With Early-Onset Alzheimer's

When Bella Doolittle heard her diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's last February, she sat in the car outside the doctor's office and cried. "He said, 'Well, we figured out what's going on with you and this is it.' And I'm like, 'No, it's not.' "<p>Doolittle's husband, Will Doolittle, sits next to her …

Alzheimer's Disease

Clustering Similar Stories Using LDA

There is more to a story than meets the eye, and some stories deserve to be presented from more than just one perspective. With Flipboard 4.0, we have released story roundups, a new feature that adds coverage from multiple sources to a story and provides you with a fuller picture of an event.<p>Here’s …

Data Science

Bank sees ETL processes evolve from IT to front-line users

Senior News Writer<p>Follow:<p>There is a lot going on behind the big talk about self-service for front-line business analysts. In the background, a lot of …

12 Apps That Help You Stay Connected to Remote Teams

As more companies build remote teams, finding the right software to keep your team in sync is critical to production and growth. We asked 12 founders …

New lip-sync tech generates scary-accurate video using audio clips

I’m not saying you should be afraid of the future, but… okay, that’s exactly what I’m saying. A group of researchers from the University of Washington has developed a method to take an audio clip of someone speaking and generate a frighteningly realistic lip-synced video with it.<p>I’m afraid, very …

An introduction to Support Vector Machines (SVM)

So you’re working on a text classification problem. You’re refining your training data, and maybe you’ve even tried stuff out using Naive Bayes. But …

Machine Learning

Autoencoders and anomaly detection with machine learning in fraud analytics

(This article was first published on <b>Shirin's playgRound</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>All my previous posts on machine learning have dealt …

Will Blockchain Technology Be the Ultimate Disrupter? Harvard Says Yes

Say goodbye to the middleman for your financial transactions. Blockchain technology will change the way you do everything.<p>"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter …

US Government Invests in Blockchain to Protect Healthcare Companies from Hackers

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently published a research paper on the applicability of Blockchain …

How AI and blockchain will change business organization

There are good reasons why work is organized around closed, self-contained organizations called “companies” and “corporations”. Nobel prize-winning economist Ronald Coase showed in his theory of the firm that there are three costs in the economy: the cost of finding talent, resources and …

Beeswarm Plot in R, to Show Distributions

Try the more element-based approach instead of your traditional histogram or boxplot.<b>Tags:</b> distribution, R

Data Visualization

What Hans Rosling Can Teach You About Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

Swedish academic and medical doctor Hans Rosling’s death at the age of 68 is a massive loss, not just to the world of data, but to society as a …

Data Visualization

Scikit-Learn Cheat Sheet: Python Machine Learning

• Subscribe to RSS Feed<br>• Mark as New<br>• Mark as Read<br>• Bookmark<br>• Subscribe<br>• Email to a Friend<br>• Printer Friendly Page<br>• Notify Moderator<p>Matter<p>Labels:<p>Python<br>• Yhat<p>Back to …

Machine Learning

The Ultimate Guide To Data Visualization Wireframing And Mockup Tools On The Web | Articles | Big Data

Your next big analytics project depends on accessible data visualizations. Here is a list of some of our favorite wireframing/mockup tools to help …

Data Visualization

False tweets now on SEC’s fraud radar

The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking aim at a new way of manipulating the stock market — by monitoring false allegations made on Twitter …

Social Media