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Overfitting & Underfitting in Machine Learning

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The performance of the machine learning models depends upon two key concepts called underfitting and overfitting. In this post, you will learn about some of the key concepts of overfitting and underfitting in relation to machine learning models. In addition, you will also get a chance to test your understanding by attempting the quiz. The quiz will help you prepare well for interview questions in relation to underfitting & overfitting. As data scientists, you must get a good understanding of the overfitting and underfitting concepts.  Introduction to Overfitting & Underfitting Assuming an independent and identically distributed (I.I.d) dataset, when the prediction error on both the training and validation dataset is …

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AI Product Manager Interview Questions

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AI has become such an integral part of our lives that it is important to hire professionals who can help create AI / machine learning products that will be used by many people. These AI product manager interview questions will give you insight into your product manager candidate’s experience, skills, and industry knowledge so that you can get prepared in a better manner before appearing for your next interview as an AI product manager. Check out a detailed interview questions and answers with greater focus on machine learning topics. Before getting into the list of interview questions, lets understand what can be the job description of an AI product manager. …

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Data Science Interview Questions – List

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Are you preparing for a data science interview and looking for some common questions that may be asked? Look no further! In this blog post, we will provide a list of potential interview questions for a data science position. These questions cover a range of topics, from technical skills and experience to problem-solving and communication. Whether you are a seasoned data scientist or just starting out in the field, these questions will help you get ready for your upcoming interview and showcase your knowledge and expertise. So let’s dive in and see what’s in store! Here are some of the most popular / potential interview questions that may be asked …

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Data Analyst, Data Scientist or Data Engineer: What to Become?

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding the job designations or titles such as “data analyst,” “data scientist,” and “data engineer“. What do these job titles mean, and what are the differences between them? Before selecting one of these career path, it will be good to get a good understanding about these job titles or designations, related roles & responsibilities and career potential. In this blog post, we will describe each title / designation and discuss the key distinctions between them. By the end of this post, you will have a better understanding of which career path and related designations are right for you! Shall I become a data analyst? …

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Free Machine Learning Courses from Top US Universities

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Anyone looking to start learning machine learning has a plethora of resources at their disposal. However, with so many choices it can be difficult to know where to start. This blog post will outline four free machine learning courses from top US universities such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT, etc that are sure to get you on the right track. List of Online Free Courses on Machine Learning The following is a list of online free courses on machine learning from some of the top US universities: Harvard’s CS50p: Intro to Python (cs50.harvard.edu/python/2022/) MIT 6.S191: Intro to Deep Learning (https://introtodeeplearning.com/) Cornell Tech CS 5787: Applied machine learning course (https://cornelltech.github.io/cs5785-fall-2019/) Stanford’s Machine …

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How to Prepare for a Python Interview

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Python has become the most popular programming language in the world and is one of the most in-demand languages by employers. It is a widely used high-level interpreted programming language. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability and its syntax allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than would be possible in languages such as C++ or Java. The language provides constructs intended to enable clear programs on both a small and large scale. As such, if you’re a Python programmer, you’re likely to face stiff competition when applying for jobs. In order to increase your chances of landing an interview, it’s important to be well prepared. In …

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List of Machine Learning Topics for Learning

List of machine learning topics for learning

Are you looking for a list of machine learning topics to learn more about? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we will share a variety of machine learning topics that you can explore to boost your knowledge and skills. So, whether you’re a data scientist or machine learning engineer, there’s something here for everyone. The following represents a list of topics which can be taken up for learning and mastering artificial intelligence / machine learning: Introduction to data science Introduction to machine learning Check out this detailed post on machine learning concepts & examples. Introduction to deep learning Introduction to reinforcement learning Introduction to linear …

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Sequence Models Quiz 1 – Test Your Understanding

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Sequence modeling is extremely important for data scientists as it can be used in a variety of real-world applications. Sequence modeling is used in speech recognition, image recognition, machine translation, and text summarization. These are all important applications that data scientists must be familiar with. As a data scientist, it is important to have a good understanding of sequence modeling and how it can be used to solve real-world problems. In this blog, we’ll be looking at a quiz around sequence models, more specifically the different types of sequence models. This will help us understand how sequence models work and can be used in an interview situation. Before getting into …

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Data Analyst Technical & Soft Skills

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Do you want to become a data analyst? It’s a great career choice! Data analysts are in high demand these days. Companies rely on data analysts to help them make better decisions by turning data into insights. In order to be successful, data analysts need a mix of technical skills and soft skills. Technical skills include expertise in analyzing data. Soft skills include communication and problem-solving skills. Data analysts must be able to take data and turn it into insights that help their company make better decisions. They also need to be able to effectively communicate those insights to people who may not have a technical background. In this blog …

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100 Interview Questions for Deep Learning

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If you’re looking for a job in deep learning, you’ll need to be prepared to answer some tough questions. In order to help you get started, we’ve put together a list of 100 interview questions for deep learning. While many of these questions are related to deep learning concepts, we have also listed several frameworks (Tensorflow, Pytorch, etc) related questions. By being prepared for these questions, you’ll be able to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise in this area, and increase your chances of landing the job! What is deep learning? How does machine learning differ from deep learning? What are the differences between shallow and deep learning? How does deep …

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Code Quality Interview Questions for Software Developers

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Code quality concepts must be understood well by software developers to write a good quality code. Also, technical lead and technical architects must understand the code quality (or coding) concepts very well in order to review the code (termed as code review) and ensure that good quality software is delivered to the customer. Pictorially, the following represents some of the experiences that software developers, tech leads or technical architects go through while developing software or reviewing software code quality. Enjoy the pictures :).   Often code quality review of poorly written code results in lot of frustrations among project stakeholders. Thus, it is of utmost important to understand different nuances of writing …

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Who is a Data Scientist? Test your Knowledge

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Do you know what a data scientist is? You may think you do, but take this quiz to find out for sure! Data scientists are essential to modern business and it’s important to know who they are and what they do. This quiz is just for fun, but it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about one of the most in-demand professions today. So put your data scientist knowledge to the test and see how well you really know this profession! And, feel free to share your thoughts if you disagree with the answer of any of the questions. Here are a few related posts on this topic: What …

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Interns – Machine Learning Interview Questions & Answers: Set 1

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This page lists down first set of machine learning / data science interview questions and answers for interns / freshers / beginners. If you are an intern or a fresher or a beginner in machine learning field, and, you are looking for some practice tests before appearing for your upcoming machine learning interview, these practice tests would prove to be very useful and handy. Machine Learning topics covered in Test In this set, some of the following topics have been covered: Machine learning fundamentals (Supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms) Different types of machine learning problems and related algorithms with examples Concepts related with regression, classification and clustering Practice Test (Questions …

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Data Science Architect Interview Questions

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In this post, you will learn about interview questions that can be asked if you are going for a data scientist architect job. Data science architect needs to have knowledge in both data science/machine learning and cloud architecture. In addition, it also helps if the person is hands-on with programming languages such as Python & R. Without further ado, let’s get into some of the common questions right away. I will add further questions in the time to come. Q1. How do you go about architecting a data science or machine learning solution for any business problem? Solving a business problem using data science or machine learning based solution can …

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85+ Free Online Books, Courses – Machine Learning & Data Science

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This post represents a comprehensive list of 85+ free books/ebooks and courses on machine learning,  deep learning, data science, optimization, etc which are available online for self-paced learning.  This would be very helpful for data scientists starting to learn or gain expertise in the field of machine learning / deep learning. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed mentioning one or more important books that you like and would like to share. Also, sorry for the typos. Following are the key areas under which books are categorized: Data science Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning Probability & Statistics Neural Networks & Deep Learning Optimization Data mining Mathematics Here is my post …

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Bias-Variance Trade-off Concepts & Interview Questions

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Bias and variance are two important properties of machine learning models. In this post, you will learn about the concepts of bias & variance in relation to the machine learning (ML) models. Bias refers to how well your model can represent all possible outcomes, whereas variance refers to how sensitive your predictions are to changes in the model’s parameters. The tradeoff between bias and variance is a fundamental problem in machine learning, and it is often necessary to experiment with different model types in order to find the balance that works best for a given dataset. In addition to learning the concepts related to Bias vs variance trade-off, you would …

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