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Predicting Bank’s churn with Artificial Neural Networks
Predicting Bank’s churn with Artificial Neural Networks
The current bank detected high churn rates in the last year and the board wishes to understand and assess this problem, so they can take…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 3, 2018
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Advanced Level — The Fundamentals of Inferential Statistics with Point Estimators and Confidence Intervals Estimates
Diogo Menezes Borges
Mar 3
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Advanced Level — Learning about Central Limit Theorem
Diogo Menezes Borges
Nov 9, 2018
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Advanced Level — The Fundamentals of Inferential Statistics with Probability Distributions
Diogo Menezes Borges
Nov 9, 2018
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Intermediate Level — The Fundamentals of Descriptive Statistics
Diogo Menezes Borges
Nov 7, 2018
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Basic Level — The Fundamentals of Descriptive Statistics
Diogo Menezes Borges
Nov 5, 2018
The lesser known Machine Learning system’s criteria
The lesser known Machine Learning system’s criteria
These are the lesser known ways to classify a Machine Learning algorithm! In previous posts I’ve mentioned how to state your problem and…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 17, 2018
Machine Learning with or without Human Supervision
Machine Learning with or without Human Supervision
Choosing Machine Learning algorithms
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 17, 2018
Think before you answer! Choosing Machine Learning algorithms
Think before you answer! Choosing Machine Learning algorithms
Question first then look for the answer… not the other way around! Before looking at the data it is important to understand which problem…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 17, 2018
Is Machine Learning turning us into Remora fish?
Is Machine Learning turning us into Remora fish?
The other day I was watching one of Pedro Domingos’ lectures on Machine Learning, where he jokingly said “if you’re lazy and stupid come…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 12, 2018
I was asked the question: “What is Artificial Intelligence?” 🙄
I was asked the question: “What is Artificial Intelligence?” 🙄
My sister was back in town for the weekend and decided to ask me about this buzzword she’s hearing more and more often. After starting…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 10, 2018
Deep Learning : The When and the How
Deep Learning : The When and the How
Despite being around for some time only in the last 5–7 years has Deep Learning become a buzzword and an attractive field of studies…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Oct 1, 2018
How I ended up deciding to become a Data Scientist
How I ended up deciding to become a Data Scientist
Hi! Welcome to my personal blog here at Medium. I’m glad you decided to spend some of your time to take a look at what I’ve been writing…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 26, 2018
The Curse of Dimensionality!
The Curse of Dimensionality!
In all Data Science datasets that I’ve dealt with this has been one of the main issues. So much features to use, but what is the optimal…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 25, 2018
Boosting with AdaBoost and Gradient Boosting
Boosting with AdaBoost and Gradient Boosting
Have you ever been or seen a Kaggle competition? Most of the prize winners do it by using boosting algorithms. Why is AdaBoost, GBM, and…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 20, 2018
Why Random Forest is the greatest!
Why Random Forest is the greatest!
I’ve start by talking about Decision Trees, then went on understanding what is Ensemble Learning. Now its time to mix the two and get lost…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 20, 2018
Ensemble Learning: When everybody takes a guess…I guess!
Ensemble Learning: When everybody takes a guess…I guess!
Remember a few months ago when everyone was taking wild guesses at the color of the dress (blue or gold) or the tennis shoe (pink or grey)…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 19, 2018
A breath of fresh air with Decision Trees
A breath of fresh air with Decision Trees
A very versatile decision support tool, capable of fitting complex algorithms, that can perform both classification and regression tasks…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 17, 2018
What in god’s name is Gradient Descent?
What in god’s name is Gradient Descent?
This is one of the most questioned topics in Data Science interviews and one of the simplest methodologies to understand when starting to…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 14, 2018
Black Friday: How much will a customer spend?
Black Friday: How much will a customer spend?
This is my approach on Analytics Vidhya Black Friday hackathon. Here you can find a complete step-by-step analysis on the issue as well as…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 13, 2018
What’s the price of a house in Ames, Iowa?
What’s the price of a house in Ames, Iowa?
This is my approach on Kaggle’s House Prices challenge. Here you can find a complete step-by-step analysis on the issue as well as my…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 12, 2018
Regularisation: do I really need you?
Regularisation: do I really need you?
Overfitting… you probably already heard this somewhere, right? It seems like your model is trying so hard to model your training data that…
Diogo Menezes Borges
Sep 11, 2018
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