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Causal Inference: An Indispensable Set of Techniques for Your Data Science Toolkit
Editor’s Note: Want to learn more about key causal inference techniques, including those at the intersection of machine learning and causal inference? Attend ODSC West 2019 and join Vinod’s talk, “An Introduction to Causal Inference in Data Science.” Data scientists often get asked questions of the form “Does X... Read more
Bears Need to Learn as well – Practical Reinforcement Learning with TensorFlow 2.0 & TF-Agents
Editor’s Note: Oliver is speaking at ODSC West 2019, see his talk “Reinforcement Learning with TF Agents & TensorFlow 2.0: Hands On” there. Have a look at our friend Orso the bear.  Orso lives in his cave and knows his area and where he can typically find some honey.... Read more
Are Successful Data Scientists Hired or Trained?
Editor’s note: Jennifer is a speaker for ODSC West 2019 this November in San Francisco! Be sure to check out her talk, “Successful Enterprise Analytics Starts with Literacy” then! The data science valley of despair is real. Time after time, leaders who’re well-versed in case studies and industry research... Read more
Automating Data Wrangling – The Next Machine Learning Frontier
Editor’s note: Be sure to check out Alex’s talk at ODSC West 2019 this November, “The Last Frontier of Machine Learning – Data Wrangling.” Up to 95% of a data scientist’s time is spent data wrangling. Conversely, about 99% of data-scientists hate data wrangling. That’s problematic. Data wrangling tends... Read more
All The Cool Things You Can Do With PostgreSQL for Data Analysis
We all know that one of the biggest tasks is cleaning our data and getting it ready for analysis. Once you’ve spent all that time cleaning your data I will argue you should store it in a relational database. While you may not do all your analysis there –... Read more
Introduction to Clinical Natural Language Processing
Andrew is a speaker for ODSC West 2019! Be sure to check out his talk, “Healthcare NLP with a doctor’s bag of notes,” this November in San Francisco! Doctors have always written clinical notes about their patients — originally, the notes were on paper and were locked away in... Read more