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Training and Operationalizing Interpretable Machine Learning Models
AI offers companies the unique opportunity to transform their operations: from AI applications able to predict and schedule equipment’s maintenance, to intelligent R&D applications able to estimate the success of future drugs. However, in order to be able to leverage this opportunity, companies have to learn how to successfully... Read more
Unit Cost Metrics for Customer Churn
Carl is a speaker for ODSC East this April 13-17! Be sure to check out his talk, “Fighting Customer Churn With Data,” there! In this post I’m going to highlight one of the key takeaways from the session I’m planning for ODSC East in April: To understand and reduce... Read more
ODSC is proud to announce keynote speakers and other influencers for the ODSC East 2020 Virtual Conference this April 14-17 – ten preeminent researchers and visionaries who will kick off the already expert lineup set to speak at the community-based event for data science practitioners and AI engineers. These academics,... Read more
Smart Technologies in Enhancing Browsing Experiences
Zona is a speaker for ODSC East 2020 this April 13-17! Be sure to check out their talk, “Smart Technologies in Enhancing Browsing Experiences,” there! Information search is an activity that involves various techniques and methods for finding new data and insights. Physical and digital spaces as different contexts... Read more
Data Science in Manufacturing: An Overview
In the last couple of years, data science has seen an immense influx in various industrial applications across the board. Today, we can see data science applied in health care, customer service, governments, cybersecurity, mechanical, aerospace, and other industrial applications. Among these, manufacturing has gained more prominence to achieve... Read more
Inversion of 2D Remote Sensing Data to 3D Volumetric Models Using Deep Dimensionality Exchange
By Graham Ganssle, PhD, Head of Data Science, Expero Inc. Be sure to check out his upcoming talk at ODSC East 2020 this April 13-17, “Inversion of 2D Remote Sensing Data to 3D Volumetric Models Using Deep Dimensionality Exchange,” there! Many companies are continuously exploring for and monitoring the stability of CO2... Read more
Credit Models and Binning Variables are Winning and I’m Keeping Score!
Aric is a speaker for ODSC East 2020 this April 13-17. Be sure to see his talk, “Credit Models and Binning Variables Are Winning and I’m Keeping Score!,” there! Classification scorecards are a great way to predict outcomes because the techniques used in the banking industry specialize in interpretability,... Read more
Should You Present at a Data Science Poster Session?
Conferences are great places to meet new people and find new ideas. The presentations are informative, and workshops help you gain practical skills in new areas (you can also brush up on your soft skills). You’re thinking about presenting at a conference yourself, but there are a few roadblocks... Read more
Build a First Neural Network
Neural networks are weirdly good at translating languages and identifying dogs by breed, but they can be intimidating to get started with. In an effort to smooth this on-ramp, I created a neural network framework specifically for teaching and experimentation. It’s called Cottonwood and this notebook shows how to... Read more
Missing Data in Supervised Machine Learning
Editor’s note: Andras is a speaker for ODSC East 2020! this April 13-17 Be sure to check out his talk, “Missing Data in Supervised Machine Learning” there. Datasets are almost never complete and this can introduce various biases to your analysis. Due to these biases, your supervised machine learning... Read more