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Does text mining really work? A first-hand test.

“The end of our exploring will be to arrive at where we started, and to know the place for the first time.”

— T. S. Eliot

Since I know the content very well. I want to apply text mining and sentiment analysis to this data so that I can compare the results to my real opinion about the books.

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Photo by Ian Stauffer on Unsplash

How to improve your data science writing by 3700% in one year

9 tips for better communication

We do it all the time.

Writing is a big part of our communication. We write emails, text messages and blog posts. We write project reports and technical documents. We write cover letters and resumes. We write endless lines of text and we do it all day long.

Remember that what you write is often your only chance you’ll get to present yourself someone whose business or money or good will you need.

— William Zinnser

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Learn it once, use it everyday

From calculating machine learning model classification accuracy to testing new cancer therapies, binomial distributions are everywhere.

Learn. It is all about success and failure.

What are binomial distributions and why are they so useful?

When we repeat a set of events like 10 times coin flipping and each single event in a set has two possible outcomes (head or tails) think about Binomial distributions. Each single event here is known as a Bernoulli Trial.

Bi- in binomial distributions refers to the two outcomes usually described as Success or no Success. A “yes” or “no”.

Probability distributions in general are used to predict future events and often based on nasty looking mathematical formulas. But, there is also a beautiful thing here. For example the specific binomial distribution mathematical function can be used to predict the outcomes of any real life event which has two outcomes. …


Serdar Korur

Data Scientist and PhD in Molecular Biology |

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