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Let us consider the following equation:
Here is Rafael Knuth's story.
In 1992, I entered the job market and landed a job as an advertising copywriter for McDonald’s. I was tasked with ideating radio, TV and print advertisements to curb burger, fries and soft drink sales. The internet did not exist in the public domain back then, and my first laptop was actually a mechanical type writer. Around 2000, I became a freelance…Continue
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For a person being from a non-statistical background the most confusing aspect of statistics, are always the fundamental statistical tests, and when to use which. This blog post is an attempt to mark out the difference between the most common tests, the use of null value hypothesis in these tests and outlining the conditions under which a particular test should be used.
Null Hypothesis and Testing
Before we venture on the difference between different tests, we…Continue
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I have been involved in teaching Data Science for a few years now (Oxford University - Data Science for Internet of Things and also online). Over the years, I have tried to improve my teaching .. and adopt ideas from other domains into my teaching
One such technique is Deliberate practice a technique which probably originated in the former Soviet Union to train world class athletes. Deliberate practise is also used in learning complex skills like playing the violin – which require…Continue
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Summary: There are some interesting use cases where combining CNNs and RNN/LSTMs seems to make sense and a number of researchers pursuing this. However, the latest trends in CNNs may make this obsolete.
There are things that just don’t seem to go together. Take oil and water for instance. Both valuable, but try putting them together?
That was my reaction when I first came across the idea of combining CNNs (convolutional neural…Continue
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Andrew Ng is a great fan of reading research papers as a long term investment in your own study (On Life, Creativity, And Failure about Andrew Ng). Anyone who has worked in our field (AI, Machine Learning) can attest to that. AI is a complex and a rapidly evolving field. It’s a challenge to stay up to date with the latest technical details.
Based on my experience, in this post, I discuss how you can stay up to date by learning from the community. From a personal perspective, I work in…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on August 9, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Summary: Our recent series of articles on AI strategies shows the options available for the strategic direction of your AI-first company. Here are some thoughts on moving from strategy to implementation, including some useful tools to help in planning.Continue
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What do experienced data scientists know that beginner data scientists don't know? Here is a quick overview.
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