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Another good article by Ajit Joakar.
Co-relation does not equal causation – is a mantra drilled into a Data Scientist from an early age
That’s fine. But very few talk of the follow-on question ..
How exactly do you determine causation?
This problem is further compounded because most books and examples are based on standard datasets (ex: Boston, Iris etc) . These examples do not discuss…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 17, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Written by Ajit Jaokar.
Firstly, there are three broad categories of algorithms:
Added by Vincent Granville on December 17, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments
There's no doubt about it, probability and statistics is an enormous field, encompassing topics from the familiar (like the average) to the complex (regression analysis, correlation coefficients and hypothesis testing to name but a few). If you want to be a great data scientist, you have to know some basic statistics. The following picture shows which statistics topics you must know if you're going to excel in data science.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 12, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments
At the time of writing, I'm a 52 year-old working in the fields of mathematics and data science. In mathematics, that makes me well-seasoned (and probably well-tenured, if I had chosen to continue in academia). In data science, some would consider me a dinosaur. In fact, many older people considering a career in data science might be put off by the thought that data science is tough to break into at a later age. But is that statement true? Should the over 50 crowd put down their textbooks…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 10, 2019 at 11:51am — No Comments