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Which is the Best Neighborhood For Opening a Thai Restaurant in Singapore- A Business Use Study
Editor’s note: Minerva will be speaking on the Ai+ Training platform on December 14th. Be sure to check out the session, “Web Scraping & Social Media Mining for Text Analysis & NLP” for 10% off now. The city-state of Singapore is a vibrant and culturally diverse... Read more
Top 5 Reasons to Use Seaborn for Data Visualizations
Editor’s note: Ted Petrou will be giving a presentation on Ai+ Training on Seaborn this December 1st and 8th. Be sure to check his sessions, “Data Visualization with Seaborn,” then! The Seaborn data visualization library in Python provides a simple and intuitive interface for making beautiful plots directly from... Read more
What is Protective DNS?
Protective DNS (often referred to as PDNS) is an umbrella term for security solutions that examine DNS queries and implement safeguards to prevent systems and people from accessing internet resources that contain malicious (e.g. C2 botnets, malware, ransomware, phishing), or other undesirable content. Why now? The... Read more
How to Make Your Jupyter Notebook Standalone and Allow Others to Replicate Your Experiments
Editor’s note: Francesco is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Reproducibility and Dependencies for Jupyter Notebooks,” there! Even though many developers (including data scientists) focus on their core problems when working on their experiments, one basic aspect can make... Read more
Graph Representation Learning: From Simple to Higher-order Structures
Editor’s note: Mayank is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Graph Representation Learning: From Simple to Higher-Order Structures,” there! Graphs and networks have become ubiquitous for describing “complex systems,” where it is not enough to just represent the elements... Read more
Editor’s note: Xiang Ren, PhD is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Teaching Machines through Human Explanations,” there! Neural models achieve strong performance in a wide range of NLP tasks, such as text classification, reading comprehension, summarization, etc., at the... Read more
Creating Word Clouds from Text
Word clouds are a useful visualization tool. They show the most frequent words in a text, where the relative size of the word correlates with frequency. This is an example word cloud: Word clouds are useful for at least two purposes: An initial exploration of text... Read more
Forecasting with Cohort-Based Models
Editor’s note: Nicolai Vicol is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Check out his talk, “Forecasting with Cohort-Based Models,” there! Cohort-based models are an alternative to time series models when it comes to forecasting of paid subscriptions TLDR on Cohort-Based Models A company offering subscriptions (e.g.... Read more
Batteries-Included Workflow Orchestration Tool: Flyte
Editor’s note: The authors are speaking at ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out their talk, “Deep Dive into Flyte,” there! Machine learning (ML) has been deployed in the industry for over a few decades, but the tooling to support researchers and engineers in this... Read more
GANs: A Brief Theory and Practice, and Image-to-Image Conversion with Pix2Pix
Editor’s note: Ajay is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “GANs: Theory and Practice, Image Synthesis With GANs Using TensorFlow”  to go beyond Pix2Pix there! There are prerequisites for making the most out of this blog. The reader should... Read more