Modelling the Golden Globe Awards

As this year’s Golden Globe awards approach, I was interested to know what patterns exist in the television awards, where the same actors, actresses, and shows are available for award nominations in…

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Train “undying” Flappy Bird using Reinforcement Learning on Java

Flappy Bird is a mobile game that was introduced in 2013 which became super popular because of its simple way to play (flap/no-flap). With the growth of Deep Learning (DL) and Reinforcement Learning…

Do You Need A Masters Degree to Become a Data Scientist?

Given the hype going on about data science, this is a very valid question, do you need a master's degree. If this hype is genuine or not is also another big question. But this article will focus on…

Improving Models Using Missing Values

When I load a new dataset, one of the first things I check is how many missing values we have. Seeing all those NaN values are disappointing and discouraging. It is not unusual to have columns with…

Visualizing Bus Trajectories in Denver

The Regional Transportation District, more commonly referred to as RTD, is the regional agency operating public transit services in Denver. RTD has an open data platform that publishes:

Fuzzy matching people names

I’ve recently had to solve an interesting problem: given two unordered lists with real people names, match identities in between. Looks easy, right? Sort both lists, and you are done. Alas, my…

Why the FDA Regulating Medical AI Products Would Be Good for Everyone

Despite the FDA not maintaining a public database of approved AI products, two studies have identified between 160 and 225 approved products. Of the 161 products that STAT found the FDA approved…

How to Manage AI Teams for Success

A few months ago, I had a conversation with several researchers from a prominent AI company in Toronto, and their company philosophy was that everybody should write production-grade code and even be…

How to Successfully Run A/B Tests

All of the most successful tech companies are constantly experimenting and improving their offering to users. A/B tests are a widely used technique to determine the impact of manipulating a feature…

Handwritten and Printed Document Classification using Image Processing & Machine Learning for Banking, Finance &…

Handwritten & Partially Handwritten Documents are one of the challenging area for the OCRs to extract the entities out of the various types of Application forms available in the Scanned PDFs formats…