PinnedShailey DashRAG Libraries — What Do They Do and Which One to Use? — Part 1Understanding what is RAG, at least at a high level, is relatively easy. Things get complex when you try to figure out how to run a pilot…Oct 261Oct 261

PinnedShailey DashUnderstanding Vector Algebra For NLP Part 1 — What are Vectors?Self Attention seems to relatively simple and intuitive. However, there is a actually a wealth of advanced vector algebra and Euclidean…Mar 161Mar 161

Shailey DashHow to Start AI Research if You Are Not a Phd — Part 1After a long corporate innings I moved to teaching AI as an Adjunct Professor. Initially, I was happy to just teach business management…Aug 112Aug 112

Shailey DashRAG or Retrieval Augmented Generation SimplifiedRAG is an acronym that you have been hearing of quite a bit and it is often something that you might have been hearing used along with…Mar 13Mar 13

Shailey DashNLP and Linguistics 1 — Just How Much Linguistics Do We Need to Know?Why do we need to even think about linguistics in NLP? Most NLP is dominated by a more tech and algorithm focus. At times we tend to lose…Dec 2, 20232Dec 2, 20232

Shailey DashinTowards Data ScienceReinforcement Learning Basics 1 — Understanding Stochastic Theory Underlying an MDPPart 1: On the Markov Decision Model which forms the theoretical foundation of reinforcement learning problemsFeb 16, 20231Feb 16, 20231

Shailey DashinTowards Data ScienceDecision Trees Explained — Entropy, Information Gain, Gini Index, CCP Pruning..Though Decision Trees look simple and intuitive, there is nothing very simple about how the algorithm goes about the process deciding on…Nov 2, 202219Nov 2, 202219

Shailey DashinTowards Data ScienceUnderstanding Logistic Regression — the Odds Ratio, Sigmoid, MLE, et alLogistic regression is one of the most frequently used machine learning techniques for classification. However, though seemingly simple…Oct 21, 20224Oct 21, 20224

Shailey DashUnderstanding the ROC and AUC IntuitivelyROC and AUC are the gold standard of classification effectiveness evaluation. Yet, both terms are intuitively a bit of a black box. I aim…Oct 19, 20224Oct 19, 20224

Shailey DashExploratory Data Analysis Cheatsheet Using PandasDoing exploratory data analysis with Pandas cheatsheet with multiple ways to select columns and rows in PandasMay 4, 20221May 4, 20221