Generating Synthetic Patient Data

Using healthcare data for research can be tricky, and there can be many legal and financial hoops to jump through in order to use certain data. This is especially true when dealing with the…

SURVIVAL GUIDE: IMPLEMENTING BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Your survival guide to creating a culture of analytics.

Space Science with Python — Did we observe everything?

This is the 11th part of my Python tutorial series “Space Science with Python”. All codes that are shown here are uploaded on GitHub. Enjoy! This tutorial’s database has been created in a previous…

Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras… but where to begin?

If you are new to machine learning, it means that you have been seduced by this incredible field of study and its limitless perspectives, congratulations and welcome! Now, you probably want to dive…

Python: Monte Carlo meets Sports Analytics

About a month or so ago, while juggling my final semester of grad school and a job hunt, I interviewed with a sports analytics company. My background is in business analytics, specifically using NLP…

The robustness of Machine Learning algorithms against missing or abnormal values

Yes, real life is usually far from the tutorials where each column is clean, filled with properly formatted values, well documented, and where outliers are obvious and correlations within easy reach…

Batch Normalization: The Greatest Breakthrough in Deep Learning

Even though the concept of batch normalization itself is rather simple, it solves so many common yet persistent problems in deep neural networks that it is regarded by many as one of the greatest…

Clearly Explained: Ensemble learning methods, the heart of Machine…

Clearly Explained: Ensemble learning methods, the heart of Machine Learning. Bagging-Boosting demystified, explained unconventionally, it’ll be worth your time..

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Illustrated Guide to Transformers

The Transformer model is the evolution of the encoder-decoder architecture, proposed in the paper Attention is All You Need. While encoder-decoder architecture has been relying on recurrent neural…

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Stacked Bar Graphs, Why & How

Why: stacked bar graphs (SBG) show the quantitative relationship that exists between a main category and its subcategories. Each bar represents a principal category and it is divided into segments…

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