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Transforming and inspecting data can be difficult. Packt Hub provides the latest news and updates around Data Analysis. We provide insights and news around major languages like Python and R for both Data Science and Data Analysis.

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Why decision trees are more flexible than linear models, explains Stephen Klosterman

This blog post will examine a hypothetical dataset of website visits and customer conversion, to illustrate how decision trees are a more flexible mathematical...

What does a data science team look like?

Until a couple of years ago, people barely knew the term 'data science' which has now evolved into an extremely popular career field. The...

Why geospatial analysis and GIS matters more than ever today

Due to the hype around big data and artificial intelligence, it can be easy to miss some of the powerful but specific ways data...
Python has a strong showing in Stack Overflow's 2019 developer survey

Bad Metadata can get you in legal hot water

Metadata isn't just something that concerns business intelligence and IT teams; but lawyers are extremely interested in it as well. Metadata, it turns out,...

How to ace a data science interview

So, you want to be a data scientist. It’s a smart move: it’s a job that’s in high demand, can command a healthy salary,...

Brett Lantz on implementing a decision tree using C5.0 algorithm in R

Decision tree learners are powerful classifiers that utilize a tree structure to model the relationships among the features and the potential outcomes. This structure...
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AWS announces Open Distro for Elasticsearch licensed under Apache 2.0

Amazon Web Services announced a new open source distribution of Elasticsearch named Open Distro for Elasticsearch in collaboration with Expedia Group and Netflix. Open Distro...
Install Tensorflow in Windows Ubuntu and MacOS

Alteryx vs. Tableau: Choosing the right data analytics tool for your business

Data Visualization is commonly used in the modern world, where most business decisions are taken into consideration by analyzing the data. One of the...

Google expands its Blockchain search tools, adds six new cryptocurrencies in BigQuery Public Datasets

Google’s BigQuery Public Datasets program, has added six new cryptocurrencies to expand it’s blockchain search tools. Including Bitcoin and Ethereum which were added last...

‘Computing technology at a tipping point’, says WEF Davos Panel

The ongoing World Economic Forum meeting 2019 has seen a vast array of discussions on political, technological and other industrial agendas. The meeting brings...

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Top life hacks for prepping for your IT certification exam

I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

Distributed training in TensorFlow 2.x