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5 Different Ways To Reduce Noise In An Imbalanced Dataset

Experienced data science and machine learning experts know that imbalanced class distribution is one of the most frequently encountered problems in data science. It occurs when the number of observations belonging to one class is significantly lower than those belonging…

Hackers Strike Stack Overflow & Canva, It’s Time Tech Companies Get Serious About Security

Just last month, two high-profile data breaches occurred for varying reasons, showing how companies have fallen behind in ensuring that attack vectors are not covered. Stack Overflow, one of the biggest developer-centric sites in the world, reported last month that…

Top 5 Python Libraries For Data Visualization

Data visualization gives many insights that data alone cannot. Python has some of the most interactive data visualisation tools. The most basic plot types are shared between multiple libraries, but others are only available in certain libraries.  Data journalist and…

Aadhaar Makes India A Data Rich Nation In The Age of Information

As arbitrary data collection has become the call of duty for a lot of Internet services, the prospect of a data deluge is approaching us. Various institutions of society have begun adapting to the benefits of collecting data, learning from…

Justdial Experiences Second Data Breach In Two Weeks, Demonstrates OpSec Failings

Justdial, one of the most prominent Indian hyperlocal search engines, has been subject to a major security bug since the beginning of the month. This is akin to a data breach, and is the second in quick succession for the…

Why MapReduce Is Still A Dominant Approach For Large-Scale Machine Learning

Google stopped using MapReduce as their primary big data processing model in 2014. Meanwhile, development on Apache Mahout had moved on to more capable and less disk-oriented mechanisms that incorporated the full map and reduce capabilities. Google itself led to…

Why Sports Analytics Is More Than Just A Numbers Game

Sports over the years have become extremely competitive — today, the scenarios are so intense that a minute can completely flip the course of a game. And in order to stay one step ahead of the rivals, sports teams are…

Data Science And The Art Of Influencer Marketing

Gone are the days when social media was just about sharing photos, chatting or connecting with long lost school friends. Today, social media has become a go-to platform for brands and businesses seeking effective marketing. For example, Instagram has evolved…

5 Data Visualisation Books Every Beginner Must Refer To

Across all industries, the implementation of BI tools has becoming increasingly important. One of the reasons for a data analyst to be the most successful is his/her knowledge of exceptional data visualisation skills. In this article, we list down 5…

How Indian Police Is Tapping Into Data Analytics To Prevent Crime

In today’s world of extensive crime, fighting crime is a major concern. With data analytics, we could see crime epidemics reduce to a large scale. It is proving to be a valuable tool in the arsenal of law enforcement officials…

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