Men Vs Artificial Intelligence

“The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.” ― Edsger W. Dijkstra I and Pavan, a man with extensive experience in making trading…

Henry Miller on Writing & Everything

“When you can’t create you can work.” Just stumbled upon these pearls in book "Henry Miller on writing" Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more…

Facebook’s Analysis on Relationships

Facebook ran a series of blog entries about relationships for Valentine's Day in 2014. Here they are: the latest and greatest data on love from people who love data. Love and Religion The Age of…

Blown by Imbalance – Part 1

Imagine a bank wants to predict which of its future customers would default on a loan granted by the bank. The bank would already have historical data from the past years that says how many…

How to choose a Machine Learning algorithm

This post is taken from Microsoft's blog and gives a good approach on the dilemma of algorithm selection. Considerations when choosing an algorithm Accuracy Getting the most accurate answer possible isn't always necessary. Sometimes an…

A hypothesis of life

At any point of time we have x number of possibilities for a given action. The action can be a random variable or a calculated variable. The logic which is used to calculate the variable…

How to train your Neural Network

[latexpage] The value of a neural network lies in its hyper-tuning. General intuition The VA(validation accuracy) of your NN(Neural network) is always going to be less than TA(train accuracy). So if the maximum TA it…

Sentiment Analysis – Part 1

Sentiment Analysis is the use of natural language processing to determine the polarity of a public opinion, whether it is negative, positive or neutral. Such analysis can help organizations gain insights on current trends and…

Recommendation Algorithms – Part 1

[latexpage] Imagine you love to read books and don't have a friend to suggest one. How do you find out books pertaining to your taste? One way is to Google and read descriptions and reviews…