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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.

decision trees

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...

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,...

7 tips for using Git and GitHub the right way

GitHub has become a widely accepted and integral part of software development owing to the imperative features of change tracking that it offers. It...
cleaning data

Data cleaning is the worst part of data analysis, say data scientists

The year was 2012. Harvard Business Review had famously declared the role of data scientist as the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’. Companies...

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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