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Building Data Visualization Tools

Building Data Visualization Tools

Data visualization tools are used to gain meaningful insights from data. Learn how to build visualization tools with examples.The content of this blog is based on examples/notes/experiments related to the material presented in the “Building Data Visualization Tools” module of the “Mastering ...

Math for Machine Learning: Top Math Resources for Data Scientists

Math for Machine Learning: Top Math Resources for Data Scientists

At some point, every aspiring data scientist has to get familiar with mathematics for machine learning. To be blunt, the more serious you are about data science, the more math you’ll need to learn for machine learning. If you have a strong math background, this is likely to little issue...

Power BI and R: Intro to Visualizations

Power BI and R: Intro to Visualizations

Power BI and R can be used together to achieve analyses that are difficult or impossible to achieve. Microsoft’s Power BI is a powerful technology for quickly creating rich visualizations. Power BI has many practical uses for the modern data professional including executive dashboards, ...

Math for Machine Learning: Math for Aspiring Data Scientists

Math for Machine Learning: Math for Aspiring Data Scientists

If you're an aspiring data scientist, you will need to know some math. Learn why math is important in machine learning. At the end of each of our bootcamps we ask our students to provide us with feedback on their experience. In particular, we ask for honest assessments and opini...

R Language Programming for Excel Users

R Language Programming for Excel Users

R Language is a vital skill for scientists, as evidenced by R's rapid rise in popularity. Not surprisingly, we teach the R language used in programming in our Bootcamp. However, per our mission of “data science for everyone,” most of our students do not have extensive programming...

Natural Language Processing with R Programming Books

Natural Language Processing with R Programming Books

Natural Language Processing is a key Data Science skill. Learn how to can expand your R programming knowledge with Text Analytics. It is my firm conviction that Natural Language Processing/Text Analytics is a must-have skill for any practicing Data Scientist. From analyzing ...

Feature Engineering and Data Wrangling in R

Feature Engineering and Data Wrangling in R

Feature engineering and data wrangling are key skills for a data scientist. Learn how to accelerate your R coding to deliver more, and better, features. Earlier this month I had the privilege of traveling to Amsterdam to teach a great group of folks data science. As is so often the case, ...

Learn Web Scraping in 30-Minutes with Python and BeautifulSoup

Learn Web Scraping in 30-Minutes with Python and BeautifulSoup

Use Python and BeautifulSoup to web scrape. Web scraping is a very powerful tool to learn for any data professional. Make the entire internet your database.With web scraping, the entire internet becomes your database. In this tutorial, we show you how to parse a web page into a data file (csv) using...

Process Mining: An Introduction to Event Log Mining

Process Mining: An Introduction to Event Log Mining

Process Mining is a critical skill needed by every data scientist and analyst for mining rich and varied data contained in event logs. Event logs are everywhere and represent a prime source of big data. Event log sources run the gamut from e-commerce web servers to devices participating i...

Kaggle Competitions and Data Science Portfolios

Kaggle Competitions and Data Science Portfolios

Data Science Portfolios can be built through Kaggle Competitions. Kaggle has positioned itself as the premier platform to learn data science. Kaggle is a crowd-sourcing platform in which companies post their real-world data science problems in an effort to solve their problems. Kaggl...