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Covid-19 Machine Learning Use Cases

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The covid-19 virus is a type of coronavirus. It has been linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The covid-19 virus can be contracted through contact with saliva or mucous from an infected person. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. There are several problems related to the Covid-19 pandemic which can be solved using machine learning/data science techniques. In this blog post, we will look into some of these Covid-19 use cases which can be solved using machine learning classification and clustering techniques. What are Covid-19 data sets publicly available? One of the datasets available for studying Covid-19 is GISAID data (https://www.gisaid.org/) that represents million …

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Hidden Markov Models Explained with Examples

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Hidden Markov models (HMMs) are a type of statistical modeling that has been used for several years. They have been applied in different fields such as medicine, computer science, and data science. The Hidden Markov model (HMM) is the foundation of many modern-day data science algorithms. It has been used in data science to make efficient use of observations for successful predictions or decision-making processes. This blog post will cover hidden Markov models with real-world examples and important concepts related to hidden Markov models. What are Markov Models? Markov models are statistical models that are used to predict the next state based on the current hidden or observed states. Markov …

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CNN Basic Architecture for Classification & Segmentation

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Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are deep neural networks that have the capability to classify and segment images. CNNs can be trained using supervised or unsupervised machine learning methods, depending on what you want them to do. CNN architectures for classification and segmentation include a variety of different layers with specific purposes, such as a convolutional layer, pooling layer, fully connected layers, dropout layers, etc. In this blog post, we will go over how CNNs work in detail for classification and segmentation problems. Description of basic CNN architecture for Classification The CNN architecture for classification includes convolutional layers, max-pooling layers, and fully connected layers. Convolution and max-pooling layers are used for …

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Key Deep Learning Techniques for Disease Diagnosis

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The disease diagnosis process has been the same for decades- a physician would analyze symptoms, perform lab tests, and refer to medical diagnostic guidelines. However, recent advances in AI/machine learning / deep learning have made it possible for computers to diagnose or detect diseases with human accuracy. This blog post will introduce some machine learning / deep learning techniques that can be used by data scientists for training models related to disease diagnosis. What are different types of diseases that can be diagnosed using AI-based techniques? The following is a list of different types of diseases that can be diagnosed using machine learning or deep learning-based techniques: Cancer prognosis and …

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Data Storytelling Explained with Examples

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Have you ever told a story to someone, but they just didn’t seem to understand it? They might have been confused about the plot or why the characters acted in certain ways. If this has happened to you before, then you are not alone. Many people struggle with data storytelling because they do not know how to communicate their data effectively.  In this blog post, you will learn about some of the key concepts in relation to data storytelling and why data scientists / data analyst should acquire this skill. Data storytelling is one of the key skills which data scientists would need to acquire in order to do a …

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14 Python Automl Frameworks Data Scientists Can Use

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In this post, you will learn about Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) frameworks for Python that can use to train machine learning models. For data scientists, especially beginners, who are unfamiliar with Automl, it is a tool designed to make the process of generating machine learning models in an automated manner, user-friendly, and less time-consuming. The goal of Automl is not just about making it easier for machine learning (ML) developers but also democratizing access to model development. What is AutoML? AutoML refers to automating some or all steps of building machine learning models, including selection and configuration of training data, tuning the performance metric(s), selecting/constructing features, training multiple models, evaluating …

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20 Amazon (AWS) Machine Learning Services to Know

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Amazon Web Services is a cloud computing platform that offers machine learning as one of its many services. AWS has been around for over 10 years and has helped data scientists leverage the amazon cloud to train machine learning models. AWS provides an easy-to-use interface that helps data scientists build, test, and deploy their machine learning models with ease. AWS also provides access to pre-trained machine learning models so you can start building your model without having to spend time training it first! What are different AWS cloud services for machine learning? The following is a list of Amazon cloud services for machine learning. As data scientists, it is of …

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Data Analytics – Different Career Options / Opportunities

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Data analytics career paths span a wide range of career options, from data scientist to data engineer. Data scientists are often interested in what they can do with the data that is analyzed, while data engineers are more focused on the analysis itself. Whether you’re looking for a career as a data scientist, data analyst, ML engineer, or AI researcher, there’s something for everyone! In this blog post, we will different types of jobs and careers available to those interested in data analytics and data science. What are some of the career paths in data analytics? Here are different career paths for those interested in data analytics career: Data Scientists: …

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Using Theory of Change to Design Data-driven Solutions

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Have you ever wanted to design a solution for an issue but weren’t sure how to do it? One theory that can help is the theory of change. The theory of change provides a framework for designing solutions by focusing on the steps needed to achieve desired outcomes or results. It also helps identify what needs to happen in order for the solution to be implemented successfully and realizing the desired outcomes. The theory of change when combined with data-driven decision making can result in great impact. In order to design solutions that have an impact and are sustainable, it is important to understand the theory of change as well …

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Key techniques for Evaluating Machine Learning models

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Machine learning is a powerful machine intelligence technique that can be used to develop predictive models for different types of data. It has become the backbone of many intelligent applications and evaluating machine learning model performance at a regular intervals is key to success of such applications. A machine learning model’s performance depends on several factors including the type of algorithm used, how well it was trained and more. In this blog post, we will discuss  essential techniques for evaluating machine-learning model performance in order to provide you with some best practices when working with machine-learning models. The following are different techniques that can be used for evaluating machine learning …

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Accuracy, Precision, Recall & F1-Score – Python Examples

Performance measures in machine learning are used to assess how well machine learning algorithms perform in a given context. These include accuracy, precision, recall and F1-score. Because it helps us understand the strengths and limitations of these models when making predictions in new situations, model performance is essential for machine learning. In this blog post we will explore these four machine learning model performance metrics through Python Sklearn example. Accuracy score Precision score Recall score F1-Score As a data scientist, you must get a good understanding of concepts related to the above in relation to measuring classification model performance. Lets work with Sklearn datasets for breast cancer. You can load the …

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Top 50 Interview Questions for Beginner Data Scientists

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What interview questions should a beginner data scientist prepare for? This is an important question that many interviewees have. If you are going for a data scientist interview and don’t know what interview questions will you be asked, this blog post has some of the common interview questions that will help you excel in your interview. These interview questions are perfect for beginners because they cover basic topics about data science and machine learning and how it works. We hope this list helps! What is the difference between AI, machine learning, deep learning? Do you know how machine learning works? How is machine learning different from statistical modeling techniques like linear …

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13 Machine Learning Use Cases for Climate Change

Climate change is a serious issue facing the world. The climate changes which are already affecting our planet can be seen in rising sea levels, melting ice caps and glaciers, more severe storms and hurricanes, more droughts, and wildfires increased precipitation in some areas of the world while other regions experience less rainfall. It’s important that we do what we can to reduce climate change risks by reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere as well as adapting to climate impacts. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML)/ deep learning (DL), advanced analytics have been widely used for decades across different industries such as finance, healthcare, etc., but their use cases …

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How to Create & Detect Deepfakes Using Deep Learning

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Deepfake are becoming a more common occurrence in today’s world. What is deepfake and how can you create it using deep learning? This blog post will help data scientists learn techniques for creating and detecting deepfakes, so they can stay ahead of this technology. A deepfake is a video or audio that alters reality by changing the way something appears. For example, someone could place your face onto someone else’s body in a video to make it seem like you were there when you really weren’t. There are many ways that one can detect if a photo has been manipulated with software such as Photoshop or Gimp. What is deepfake? …

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Different Activation Functions in Neural Networks

Data scientists know that activation functions are critical to understanding neural networks. It is important to use activation function in order to train the neural network. There are many activation functions available for data scientists to choose from, so it can be difficult choosing which activation function will work best for their needs. In this blog post, we look at different activation functions and provide examples of when they should be used in different types of neural networks. If you are starting on deep learning and wanted to know about different types of activation functions, you may want to bookmark this page for quicker access in future. Without further ado, …

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Mean Squared Error vs Cross entropy loss function

In this post, you will be learning the difference between two common types of loss functions: Cross-Entropy Loss and Mean Squared Error (MSE) Loss. These are both used in machine learning for classification & regression tasks, respecitively, to measure how well a model performs on unseen dataset. Both these losses are ways of measuring how well the predictions are made by classification and regression algorithms, and they both provide different information about the performance of models. As a data scientist, it is very important for you to understand the difference between loss functions in a great manner. What is cross-entropy loss? Cross entropy loss is used in classification tasks where …

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