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May
2014

Bootstrapping Machine Learning is launching today and Persontyle is a proud supporter!

Bootstrapping Machine Learning is launching today and Persontyle is a proud supporter!

Guest post by Louis Dorard, author of Bootstrapping Machine Learning Prediction APIs are a growing trend and they are changing the way people approach Data Science. Recently, Persontyle partnered with BigML which is a company that provides one such API. Services like BigML abstract away the complexities of learning models from data and making predictions against these models. Thanks to Prediction APIs, anyone is now…

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6

May
2014

Clustering Algorithms to Tame Big Data

Clustering Algorithms to Tame Big Data

By John MacCuish Data science and machine learning techniques are transforming science, technology, and industry. Vast quantities of data – big data and small – are being explored and adding business value. Cluster analysis or clustering , namely, finding groups in data, is an extremely important tool within this process (e.g. read this post by Mark van Rijmenam, author of “Think Bigger – Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy…

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30

Apr
2014

Do you want to learn the skills required for the sexiest job of the 21st century?

Do you want to learn the skills required for the sexiest job of the 21st century?

As the world is becoming more and more aware of the benefits of data science, more and more organizations are looking for ways to harness the value that lingers in the big data they have access to. It has become clear that the latter is not just a buzz word; it is a whole new world of potential, waiting to be explored. Data scientists have…

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15

Mar
2014

Deep Learning Making AI Intelligent and Smarter

Deep Learning Making AI Intelligent and Smarter

By Ali Syed and Dr. Zacharias Voulgaris “You have to realize that deep learning — I hope you will forgive me for saying this — is really a conspiracy between Geoff Hinton and myself and Yoshua Bengio, from the University of Montreal” — Yann LeCun “Deep learning methods aim at learning feature hierarchies with features from higher levels of the hierarchy formed by the composition of…

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6

Jan
2014

Data Science is a way of thinking to challenge the yesterday’s way of everything.

Data Science is a way of thinking to challenge the yesterday’s way of everything.

By Ali Syed and Dr. Zacharias Voulgaris   “What is the object of knowledge?” asks young Grasshopper. “There is no object of knowledge,” replies the old Shaman, “To know is to be able to operate adequately in an individual or cooperative situation.” “So which is more important, to know or to do?” asks young Grasshopper. “All doing is knowing, and all knowing is doing,” replies…

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19

Dec
2013

We’re all MAD here for Data Science

We’re all MAD here for Data Science

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” ― Aristotle The combination of an increasingly complex world, the vast proliferation of data, and the pressing need to stay one step ahead of the competition has sharpened focus on using data science within organizations. Everyone is trying to find the simple, effective and reliable methods and tools to analyze data. In a field…

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