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A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BIG DATA TERMINOLOGY

Data science can be confusing enough without all of the complicated lingo and jargon. For many, the terms NoSQL, DaaS and Neural Networking instill...
DATA-SCIENCE

10 RULES FOR CREATING REPRODUCIBLE RESULTS IN DATA SCIENCE

In recent years’ evidence has been mounting that points to a crisis in the reproducible results of scientific research. Reviews of papers in the...
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BIG DATA AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY, WITH PROFESSOR ERIC T. MEYER

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ6oofFI_PU] We met with Professor Eric T. Meyer to discuss how the Oxford Internet Institute is researching Big Data. Professor Meyer is Senior Research Fellow and Director of...
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DATA MINING FOR PREDICTIVE SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS

Social networks, in one form or another, have existed since people first began to interact. Indeed, put two or more people together and you...
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75 BIG DATA TERMS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

This article is a continuation of my first article, 25 Big Data terms everyone should know. Since it got such an overwhelmingly positive response, I...
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HOW BIG DATA IS CHANGING THE FUTURE OF NBA SCOUTING

Big data and sports analytics are changing the ways many things in sports have traditionally been done. They are allowing for new processes that...
COMMERCIAL- INDUSTRIAL DATA SCIENTISTS

DIFFERENT BETWEEN COMMERCIAL VS. INDUSTRIAL DATA SCIENTISTS

Data science is a critical component of business operations today. According to Forrester, organizations that are driven by data science research and insights are twice...
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PROGRAMMING WITH R – HOW TO GET A FREQUENCY TABLE OF A CATEGORICAL VARIABLE...

Categorical data is a kind of data which has a predefined set of values. Taking “Child”, “Adult” or “Senior” instead of keeping the age...
DATA WRANGLING WITH-R

BOOST YOUR DATA WRANGLING WITH R

The R language is often perceived as a language for statisticians and data scientists. Quite a long time ago, this was mostly true. However,...

HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN REVOLUTIONIZE HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL RECORDS

Blockchain technology has been at the center of media attention due largely to bitcoin, an upcoming digital currency that uses blockchain technology, increasing in value,...

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5 Effective Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

Mental health is increasingly being recognized as a hidden scourge of modern society, with statistics revealing anything up to one-third of us will be...
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HACKING TINDER WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION & NLP

It almost goes without saying that Tinder has taken the dating world by storm. Stats released late last year revealed that Tinder’s 50-million-strong userbase complete over...
TEXT-MINING

HOW TO USE ELASTICSEARCH FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND TEXT MINING — PART 2

Welcome to Part 2 of How to use Elasticsearch for Natural Language Processing and Text Mining. It’s been some time since Part 1, so you might want to...