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An executive’s guide to machine learning

It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.Machine learning is …

Machine Learning

Mini-glossary: Big data terms you should know

When it comes to assembling a list of key big data terms, it makes sense to identify terms that everyone needs to know — whether they are highly …

Data Mining

7 Tools for Data Visualization in R, Python, and Julia

Last week, some examples of creating visualizations with htmlwidgets and R were presented. Fortunately, there are many more options available for …

Python Programming

Self-organization and missing values in SOM and GTM


In this paper, we study fundamental properties of the Self-Organizing Map (SOM) and the Generative Topographic Mapping (GTM), ramifications …

Data Mining

NCRG: Netlab

The Netlab toolbox is designed to provide the central tools necessary for the simulation of theoretically well founded neural network algorithms and …


SOM Toolbox

This is the new home page of SOM Toolbox, a function package for MATLAB implementing the Self-Organizing Map (SOM) algorithm and more. We have moved …


Inceptionism: Going Deeper into Neural Networks

Artificial Neural Networks have spurred remarkable recent progress in image classification and speech recognition. But even though these are very …

Artificial Intelligence

Javaplex by appliedtopology


Persistent Homology and Topological Data Analysis Library

The JavaPlex library implements persistent homology and related techniques from …


Topographical Data Analysis Next Great Hope

Round and round she goes…

Everybody who remembers how neural nets were going to save the world, raise your hands. Little higher. Make sure everybody …

Machine Learning

Zappix Launches Visual IVR Big Data Analytics

Zappix, a provider of visual IVR and mobile app authoring technology, is now offering a big data analytics suite as part of its Visual IVR platform. …

Data Analysis

Apache Spark 1.4 adds R language and hardened machine-learning

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ClearStory CEO: How Apache Spark is helping bring analytics to the average Joe

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By providing access to the popular R statistical …


Deep Learning Machine Beats Humans in IQ Test

Computers have never been good at answering the type of verbal reasoning questions found in IQ tests. Now a deep learning machine unveiled in China …

Deep Learning


PySpark + Scikit-learn = Sparkit-learn



Sparkit-learn aims to provide scikit-learn functionality …


Which Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science Tools go together?

We analyze the associations between the top Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science tools based on the results of 2015 KDnuggets Software Poll. …

Data Mining

How Airbnb Uses Big Data And Machine Learning To Guide Hosts To The Perfect Price

Airbnb wants its hosts to set their own prices. But the home-sharing company, armed with billions of data points, is nevertheless starting to nudge hosts toward prices that earn them — and Airbnb — more money.

Price Tips, a feature that the company announced Thursday at its OpenAir conference in San …

Machine Learning

Comparing Python and R for Data Science

A guest post by Martijn Theuwissen from DataCamp

Both Python and R are popular open source languages for performing data science tasks. As a …

Python Programming

Top 20 Python Machine Learning Open Source Projects

We examine top Python Machine learning open source projects on Github, both in terms of contributors and commits, and identify most popular and most …


Google just showed us one area where it's miles ahead of Apple

There weren't many shocks at Google's annual developer conference, but the company did remind us of one area where it's blowing the competition away: teaching machines how to think.

Arguably the most exciting announcement at Google I/O was the introduction of Google on Tap: A more advanced version …


Image Scaling using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

This past summer I interned at Flipboard in Palo Alto, California. I worked on machine learning based problems, one of which was Image Upscaling. This post will show some preliminary results, discuss our model and its possible applications to Flipboard’s products.

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Machine Learning

word2vec - Tool for computing continuous distributed representations of words.

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This tool provides an efficient implementation of the continuous bag-of-words and skip-gram architectures …

Doing natural language processing with neural nets without the high cost

Text classification, a part of natural language processing, is a useful way to capture insights from the vast array of unstructured online and …

Can You Find Love through Text Analytics?

Jimmy Fallon Blew a Chance to Date Nicole Kidman, but do you know there is supposedly a way to fall in love with anyone? Today's guest blogger, Toshi …

WebDataCommons – the Data and Framework for Web-scale Mining

By Robert Meusel and Christian Bizer.

Being able to mine the complete World Wide Web is a longstanding dream of many data miners. Until recently, only …


Using Neural Networks to fit equations in R - Benjamin Tovar


Quoting Wikipedia:

“In machine learning and cognitive science, artificial neural networks (ANNs) are a family of statistical learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Computer Science, Statistical Methods Combine to Analyze Stunningly Diverse Genomic Big Data Collections

A multi-year study led by researchers from the Simons Center for Data Analysis (SCDA) and major universities and medical schools has broken …

Scientific Research

Comprehensive learning path – Data Science in Python

Journey from a Python noob to a Kaggler on Python

So, you want to become a data scientist or may be you are already one and want to expand your tool …

Python Programming

Emojineering Part 1: Machine Learning for Emoji Trends

In October 2011, Apple added the emoji keyboard to iOS as an international keyboard. Since then, digital language has evolved such that nearly half …

Stock market prediction using Neuroph neural networks

Trying to predict the future value of a company stock or other financial instrument traded on an exchange is called stock market prediction. If we …

How Airbnb uses machine learning to detect host preferences - Airbnb Engineering

At Airbnb we seek to match people who are looking for accommodation – guests — with those looking to rent out their place – hosts. Guests reach out …

Machine Learning