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What is the importance of understanding data distributions in machine learning?

I would like to know What is the importance understanding underlying data distributions  in a dataset before applying any machine learning…

Started by suresh kumar Gorakala

0 Aug 25, 2014


Newcomers to data mining and predictive analytics (whether individuals, academics, government, non-profits, or large commercial businesses)…

Started by Gary D. Miner, Ph.D.

0 Feb 6, 2014

How can social scientists make elementary mistakes with probability yet continue to thrive professionally?

SUB-TITLE:   MAYBE "Standard Deviation", as a scientific term, should be 'thrown out of our vocabulary" as a goal for 2014? Nassim Nicholas…

Started by Gary D. Miner, Ph.D.

1 Jan 17, 2014
Reply by Michael Clayton

Statistics needed for DS and data mining

Got into an interesting discussion today about the basic requirements for someone to learn and perform data mining within a company. While…

Started by Myles Gartland

10 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by Cole Whitney

1st Swiss Association for Analytics Event

We are proud to announce the 1st Swiss Association for Analytics Event! When: Thursday, March 14th at 6pm What: Analytics event and netw…

Started by Sandro Saitta

0 Feb 8, 2013

Analytics In Pharma

My name is Harsh gajjar. I'm a BtechBioinformatician . I'm currently working as a SAS Programmer in clinical research organization.   I've…

Started by Harsh Gajjar

6 Jul 9, 2012
Reply by Harsh Gajjar

Online training:

  Hello everyone,   My search for online/distance training or courses on statistics and data analysis is still ongoing.   Here's my most re…

Started by Claude Girouard

0 Dec 6, 2010

Online courses at

  Hello everyone,   I'm considering taking courses (Data Mining path) at I'm a bit concerned that courses (graduate level?)…

Started by Claude Girouard

4 Sep 21, 2010

SAS Enterprise Miner vs SPSS Clementine

Here is what I already thought of. Any comment? - The richest portfolio of statistical methods in SAS o Everything available in the standar…

Started by Oleg Danilchenko

0 Jan 26, 2010

Kolmogorov-Smirnov test vs Mann Whitney test for unpaired hypothesis testing?

I was telling a colleague that the best and most popular nonparametric alternative to the unpaired student t test is the Mann Whitney test.…

Started by Gaetan Lion

2 Sep 4, 2009
Reply by Gaetan Lion


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