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Reproducible Data Science with Machine Learning

Rafal Lukawiecki has been actively working in data science, machine learning, and data mining for well over a decade, and he has formally studied and used artificial intelligence long before it was popular, back in the great AI Winter. Watch this episode to find out how he organizes his reproducible workflow.

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Python Use By Data Scientists Growing
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Python Use By Data Scientists Growing

According to the findings of Kaggle’s State of Data Science and Machine Learning report,  Python, SQL, and R continue to be the top programming languages for data science professionals, The annual survey is noteworthy due to the large number of participants – it received responses from almost 20,000 data professionals from 171 countries and territories […]

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R and Python: Critical Programming Languages to Begin Your Data Science Career
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R and Python: Critical Programming Languages to Begin Your Data Science Career

When it comes to choosing a programming language, people love to debate endlessly on such topics. Should you start with R or Python programming? Why Python is seemingly preferred and not R? Evidently, both R and Python play a significant role in the life of a data science professional. Both programming languages are mandatory and […]

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Data Science R

Why, yes, R is a Fantastic language

As a Python developer, many are surprised to hear me praise the R language, I explain why in this LinkedIn Live feed.

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Using an Embedding Matrix on Tabular Data in R
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Using an Embedding Matrix on Tabular Data in R

Here’s an interesting article on how to represent a categorical feature, with 100’s of levels, in a model in R. In this post, we will discuss using an embedding matrix as an alternative to using one-hot encoded categorical features for in modeling. We usually find references to embedding matrices in natural language processing applications but […]

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How to manage R packages in Azure SQL Database with sqlmlutils

Currently, Azure SQL Database has ML Services with R available in preview. In this video, Anna Hoffman gives a brief overview of how you can use an open source package called sqlmlutils to easily connect and add/remove packages to Azure SQL Database. You can find a full example of using R, sqlmlutils, and revoscale in […]

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Exploring R and the Tidyverse Suite
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Exploring R and the Tidyverse Suite

My latest MSDN article is now available. This month, I explore R and the TidyVerse. Loading Data with readr The readr package provides a fast and easy way to read rectangular data files, such as .csv files. It can flexibly parse many types of data files, while handling errors robustly. To get started, create a […]

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Deep Learning in R with Keras
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Deep Learning in R with Keras

Yes, you read the title correctly. Keras and Deep Learning are not just for Pythonic peoples, R developers can play along, too. Here’s a great article on how to use Keras from R.  This talk introduces you to using Keras from within R, highlighting the packages and supporting tools (and some unique tools) available that […]

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Python vs R for data science: Professor rates programming language rivals
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Data Science Professor Rates Python vs R

The field of data science has two primary languages: Python and R. Both are valid and in an ideal world, we should strive to be bi-lingual. Personally, as a Python developer, I don’t spend a lot of time in R, which inspired me to write this article to expand my perspective. Programming languages Python and R […]

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