Category Archives: Data Science

Healthcare Claims Processing AI Use Cases

healthcare claims processing use cases AI and machine learning

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning (ML) has begun to revolutionize many industries – and healthcare is no exception. Hospitals and insurance companies are now using AI to automate various tasks in the healthcare claims processing workflow. Claims processing is a complex and time-consuming task that often requires manual intervention. By using AI to automate claims processing, healthcare organizations can reduce costs, improve accuracy, and speed up the claims adjudication process. In this blog post, we will explore some of the most common use cases for healthcare claims processing AI / machine learning. Automated Data Entry One of the most time-consuming tasks in the claims process is …

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Backpropagation Algorithm in Neural Network: Examples

In this post, you will learn about the concepts of neural network backpropagation algorithm along with Python examples. As a data scientist, it is very important to learn the concepts of backpropagation algorithm if you want to get good at deep learning models. This is because back propagation algorithm is key to learning weights at different layers in the deep neural network. What’s Backpropagation Algorithm? The backpropagation algorithm is a well-known procedure for training neural networks. In general, backpropagation works by propagating error signals backwards through the network, from the output layer back to the input layer. This process adjusts the weights of the connections between neurons in order to …

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Differences: Decision Tree & Random Forest

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In machine learning, there are a few different algorithms that can be used for regression and classification tasks. Two of the most popular are decision trees and random forest. Both of these algorithms have their similarities and differences, and in this blog post, we’ll take a look at the key differences between them. What is decision tree algorithm? A decision tree is a machine learning algorithm that can be used for both classification and regression tasks. The algorithm works by splitting the data into smaller subsets, and then using these subsets to make predictions. Each split is based on a decision criterion, such as the purity of the data or …

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Checklist for Training Deep Learning Models

training deep learning models checklist

Deep learning is a powerful tool for solving complex problems, but it can be difficult to get started. In this blog post, we’ll provide a checklist of things to keep in mind when training and evaluating the deep learning models and deciding whether they are suitable to deploy in production. By following this checklist, you can ensure that your models are well-trained and ready to tackle real-world tasks. Validation of data distribution The distribution of data can have a significant impact on the performance of deep learning models. When training a model, it is important to ensure that the training data is representative of the distribution of the data that …

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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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What are Features in Machine Learning?

Features - Key to Machine Learning

Machine learning is a field of machine intelligence concerned with the design and development of algorithms and models that allow computers to learn without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning has many applications including those related to regression, classification, clustering, natural language processing, audio and video related, computer vision, etc. Machine learning requires training one or more models using different algorithms. Check out this detailed post in relation to learning machine learning concepts – What is Machine Learning? Concepts & Examples. One of the most important aspects of the machine learning model is identifying the features which will help create a great model, the model that performs well on unseen data. …

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K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN) Python Examples

If you’re working with data analytics projects including building machine learning (ML) models, you’ve probably heard of the K-nearest neighbors (KNN) algorithm. But what is it, exactly? And more importantly, how can you use it in your own AI / ML projects? In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the KNN algorithm and walk through a simple Python example. You will learn about the K-nearest neighbors algorithm with Python Sklearn examples. K-nearest neighbors algorithm is used for solving both classification and regression machine learning problems. Stay tuned!  Introduction to K-Nearest Neighbors (K-NN) Algorithm K-nearest neighbors is a supervised machine learning algorithm for classification and regression. In both cases, the input consists …

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Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test: Concepts, Examples

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The Wilcoxon rank sum test is a statistical test used to compare two sets of data. This test is also known as the Mann-Whitney U test. It is a non-parametric statistical hypothesis test used to compare two samples. It is similar to the Student’s t-test, but does not require the assumption of normality. The test is appropriate for use with small sample sizes.  What is Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test? The Wilcoxon rank sum test is a statistical test used to compare two independent samples. The test is used to compare the medians (location of medians) in the two samples. The null hypothesis is that the location of medians in two …

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Different Types of Statistical Tests: Concepts

different types of statistical tests

Statistical tests are an important part of data analysis. They help us understand the data and make inferences about the population. They are used to examine relationships between variables and test hypotheses. They are a way of analyzing data to see if there is a significant difference between the two groups. In statistics, there are two main types of tests: parametric and non-parametric. Both types of tests are used to make inferences about a population based on a sample. The difference between the two types of tests lies in the assumptions that they make about the data. Parametric tests make certain assumptions about the data, while non-parametric tests do not make …

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Predicting Customer Churn with Machine Learning

Customer churn prediction using machine learning

Customer churn, also known as customer attrition, is a major problem for businesses that rely on recurring revenue. Customer churn costs businesses billions of dollars every year, and it’s only getting worse as customers become more and more fickle. In fact, it’s been estimated that the average company loses 10-15% of its customers each year. That number may seem small, but it can have a huge impact on a company’s bottom line. Fortunately, there’s a way to combat churn: by using machine learning to predict which customers are likely to churn. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how customer churn prediction works and why it’s so important. We’ll also provide …

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Stacking Classifier Sklearn Python Example

Stacking classifier python example

In this blog post, we will be going over a very simple example of how to train a stacking classifier machine learning model in Python using the Sklearn library and learn the concepts of stacking classifier. A stacking classifier is an ensemble learning method that combines multiple classification models to create one “super” model. This can often lead to improved performance, since the combined model can learn from the strengths of each individual model. What are Stacking Classifiers? Stacking is a machine learning ensemble technique that combines multiple models to form a single powerful model. The individual models are trained on different subsets of the data using some type of …

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Decision Tree Hyperparameter Tuning Grid Search Example

decision tree grid search hyperparameter tuning example

The output prints out grid search across different values of hyperparameters, the model score with best hyperparameters and the most optimal hyperparameters value. In the above code, the decision tree model is train and evaluate our for each value combination and choose the combination that results in the best performance. In this case, “best performance” could be defined as either accuracy or AUC (area under the curve). Once we’ve found the best performing combination of hyperparameters, we can then train our final model using those values and deploy it to production. Conclusion In this blog post, we explored how to use grid search to tune the hyperparameters of a Decision …

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Reinforcement Learning Real-world examples


 In this blog post, we’ll learn about some real-world / real-life examples of Reinforcement learning, one of the different approaches to machine learning where other approaches are supervised and unsupervised learning. Reinforcement learning is a type of machine learning that enables a computer system to learn how to make choices by being rewarded for its successes. This can be an extremely powerful tool for optimization and decision-making. It’s one of the most popular machine learning methods used today. Before looking into the real-world examples of Reinforcement learning, let’s quickly understand what is reinforcement learning. Introduction to Reinforcement Learning (RL) Reinforcement learning is an approach to machine learning in which the agents …

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Passive Aggressive Classifier: Concepts & Examples

The passive aggressive classifier is a machine learning algorithm that is used for classification tasks. This algorithm is a modification of the standard Perceptron algorithm. The passive aggressive classifier was first proposed in 2006 by Crammer et al. as a way to improve the performance of the Perceptron algorithm on linearly separable data sets. In this blog, we will learn about the basic concepts and principles behind the passive aggressive classifier, as well as some examples of its use in real-world applications. What is the passive aggressive classifier and how does it work? The passive aggressive classifier algorithm falls under the category of online learning algorithms, can handle large datasets, …

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Generalized Linear Models Explained with Examples

Generalized linear models (GLMs) are a powerful tool for data scientists, providing a flexible way to model data. In this post, you will learn about the concepts of generalized linear models (GLM) with the help of Python examples.  It is very important for data scientists to understand the concepts of generalized linear models and how are they different from general linear models such as regression or ANOVA models.  What are Generalized Linear Models? Generalized linear models (GLM) are a type of statistical models that can be used to model data that is not normally distributed. It is a flexible general framework that can be used to build many types of regression models, including …

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Pandas Dataframe: How to add Rows & Columns

Add a new row and column to Pandas dataframe

Adding rows and columns in Pandas Dataframe is a very easy process. While working on a data project using Python programming, there are several scenarios when you’ll need to add new rows and columns to your Dataframe. In this article, we will show you how to do it. As data scientists or data analysts, you must get a good understanding of how to add Dataframe rows and columns. In this post, we will work with the following Pandas data frame. How to add a row in Dataframe There are multiple ways of adding rows to Dataframe. You can use Dataframe.loc or Dataframe.append method to add a row at the end …

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