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Data science dominates what we do as developers. Whether you’re managing, modelling or storing data, the latest data science news at Packt Hub will help you stay on top of new developments. We provide news, insights and tutorials around tools and topics like tensorflow, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence and big data.


Build a generative chatbot using recurrent neural networks (LSTM RNNs)

In today’s tutorial we will learn to build generative chatbot using recurrent neural networks. The RNN used here is Long Short Term Memory(LSTM). Generative chatbots...
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Creating 2D and 3D plots using Matplotlib

This article is an excerpt from a book written by L. Felipe Martins, Ruben Oliva Ramos and V Kishore Ayyadevara titled SciPy Recipes. This...

Three.js – Materials and Texture

In this article by Jos Dirksen author of the book Three.js Cookbook, we will learn how Three.js offers a large number of different materials...
Slowly Changing Dimensions - SCDs

What are Slowly changing Dimensions (SCD) and why you need them in your Data...

Below given post is an excerpt from a book by Rahul Malewar titled Learning Informatica PowerCenter 10.x. The book is a quick guide to...
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How to earn $1m per year? Hint: Learn machine learning

Internet job portal ‘’ links potential employers with people who are looking to take the next step in their careers. The proportion of job...
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6 most commonly used Java Machine learning libraries

There are over 70 Java-based open source machine learning projects listed on the website and probably many more unlisted projects live at university...

Building a Recommendation Engine with Spark

In this article, we will explore individual machine learning models in detail, starting with recommendation engines. (For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Recommendation...
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5 ways artificial intelligence is upgrading software engineering

47% of digitally mature organizations, or those that have advanced digital practices, said they have a defined AI strategy (Source: Adobe). It is estimated...

Top 5 tools for reinforcement learning

After deep learning, reinforcement Learning (RL), the hottest branch of Artificial Intelligence that is finding speedy adoption in tech-driven companies. Simply put, reinforcement learning...
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Microsoft showcases its edgy AI toolkit at Connect(); 2017

At the ongoing Microsoft Connect(); 2017, Microsoft has unveiled their latest innovations in AI development platforms. The Connect(); conference this year is all about...

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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