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Category: Machine Learning

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Simulation Methods

Simulation can be used for emulating situations. It is used to simulate systems to be studied. This can be applied in any kind of system, banks, supermarkets, biological systems, traffic, etc. It can also be used to generate data with certain characteristics, either to complete missing information, to generate data

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Understanding Basic Statistics for Machine Learning Models – Part 3

In this article you can find explanations for statistical concepts such as Statistical hypothesis test, used for answering questions about sample data and validating assumptions. In addition, it is provided a list of concepts regarding sampling distribution. Finally, we discuss the relationship between variance and bias. Statistical hypothesis testing States

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Understanding Basic Statistics for Machine Learning Models – Part 2

In this article, you will find basic information about distributions. It is expected that you have some knowledge about random variables and probability concepts such as variance, covariance, and expected value. You can find that information on Understanding Basic Statistics for Machine Learning Models – Part 1.  What is a

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Understanding Basic Statistics for Machine Learning Models – Part 1

If you want to understand machine learning algorithms, it is very important to have basic statistical knowledge to understand what is behind them. Understanding how the algorithm operates gives you the possibility of configuring the model according to what you need, as well explaining with more confidence the results obtained

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Skills For Data Scientists

Being a data scientist requires a mix of skills that anyone can develop. You only need patience, time and be willing to undergo a process of trial and error. You need to understand businesses and be able to adapt to different situations according to the business’ needs. Another important skill

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Recommendation Systems: How Suggestion Algorithms Work

Oftentimes, we are surprised by the accuracy of recommendations on what to buy on Amazon, watch on Netflix, or listen on Spotify. We feel that somehow these companies know how our brain works and monetizing this magical guessing game. They have a deep foundation on behavioral sciences, and our job

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