Noemi Derzsy – scikit-learn sprint

Post written by Noemi Derzsy: Contributing to open source for first timers can seem quite intimidating and overwhelming. At least I know that was the case for me. I kept reading blog posts about the importance of open source contribution, why we need to support open source software, about the

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I’ve seen the future of data science….

This article is cross-posted on the SAS blog and was written by Lane Whatley. “I’ve seen the future of data science, and it is filled with estrogen!” This was the opening remark at a recent talk I heard. If only I’d seen that vision of the future when I was

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Q & A with Meta Brown – Author of Data Mining for Dummies

This article is cross-posted on the Datascope blog. At the inaugural Chicago Women and Machine Learning & Data Science event, Meta Brown presented CRISP-DM: The Dominant Process for Data Mining. CRISP-DM is a popular data mining process; in fact, when a KDNuggets poll asked respondents what methodology they use for

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Machine Learning at Bloomberg

In April we had the chance to collaborate with Bloomberg to offer you a sneak peak into some machine learning that they do on a daily basis. In case you missed it, you can view the video here. Thank you to Bloomberg for sponsoring the event, space, and refreshments! The

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Image Recognition Through Deep Learning & Neural Networks (Clarifai)

“Understand every image and video to improve life”. If you haven’t heard this quote before, then you definitely missed an amazing presentation by Matt Zeiler, the founder and CEO of Clarifai. The event started with an outstanding demo of the Clarifai product. Matt uploaded a picture of a heart and, in

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Data Science + the EHR

On January 21st we were excited to host Noémie Elhadad, Associate Professor of Bioinformatics at Columbia University. Her research focuses on ways in which large, unstructured clinical data sets (e.g. patient records) and health consumer data (e.g. online health communities) can be processed automatically to enhance access to relevant information

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