Building intelligent applications with deep learning and TensorFlow

Interweaving lattices. (source: Jonathan Lin on Flickr).Members of Rajat Monga’s team at Google will be teaching tutorials on deep learning with TensorFlow at Strata + Hadoop World in Beijing (August 4th) and NYC (September 27th). Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. Find us on Stitcher, TuneIn, iTunes,…
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To Balance or Not to Balance?

By IVAN DIAZ & JOSEPH KELLYDetermining the causal effects of an action—which we call treatment—on an outcome of interest is at the heart of many data analysis efforts. In an ideal world, experimentation through randomization of the treatment assignment allows the identification and consistent estimation of causal effects. In observational studies treatment is assigned by nature, therefore its mechanism is…
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Top KDnuggets tweets, Jun 22-28: #Bayesian #Statistics explained in Simple English; Brexit

Top KDnuggets tweets, Jun 22-28: #Bayesian #Statistics explained in Simple English; Brexit Previous post            Tweet Tags: Bayesian, Brexit, Google, Mobile, Scotland, UK #Bayesian #Statistics explained to Beginners in Simple English; Amazing analysis of #Brexit with #MachineLearning – it is sad; 18 Useful Mobile Apps for #DataScientist; Sharp divisions between England, #Scotland in #Brexit vote suggest future UK…
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Peeking Inside Convolutional Neural Networks

Previous post Next post            Tweet Tags: Convolutional Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Neural Networks This post discusses using some tricks to peek inside of the neural network, and to visualize what the individual units in a layer detect. By Audun M. Øygard, Schibsted Media Group. Convolutional neural networks are used extensively for a number of image related tasks…
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What is Artificial Intelligence?

Mechanical eye illustration, (source: Sirylok on Dreamstime.com).To learn more about opportunities in applied AI, join us at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference, September 26-27, 2016 in New York. This is the full report “What is Artificial Intelligence?,” by Mike Loukides and Ben Lorica. Defining artificial intelligence isn’t just difficult; it’s impossible, not the least because we don’t really understand human…
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Mining Twitter Data with Python Part 5: Data Visualisation Basics

Previous post Next post            Tweet Tags: D3.js, Data Visualization, Python, Social Media, Social Media Analytics, Text Mining, Twitter Part 5 of this series takes on data visualization, as we look to make sense of our data and highlight interesting insights. By Marco Bonzanini, Independent Data Science Consultant. A picture is worth a thousand tweets: more often than…
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Computerworld's advanced beginner's guide to R

Many newcomers to R got their start learning the language with Computerworld’s Beginner’s Guide to R, a 6-part introduction to the basics of the language. Now, budding R users who want to take their skills to the next level have a new guide to help them: Computerword’s Advanced Beginner’s Guide to R. Written by Sharon Machlis, author of the prior…
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Computerworld’s advanced beginner’s guide to R

Many newcomers to R got their start learning the language with Computerworld’s Beginner’s Guide to R, a 6-part introduction to the basics of the language. Now, budding R users who want to take their skills to the next level have a new guide to help them: Computerword’s Advanced Beginner’s Guide to R. Written by Sharon Machlis, author of the prior…
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Broken broken windows policy?

A journalist pointed me to this recent report from the New York City Department of Investigation, which begins: Between 2010 and 2015, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) issued 1,839,414 “quality-of-life” summonses for offenses such as public urination, disorderly conduct, drinking alcohol in public, and possession of small amounts of marijuana. . . . NYPD has claimed for two…
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