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Autoencoders explained in one page
Autoencoders represent an amazing trick to learn the structure within the input data. In a neural network, learning the weights of the hidden layer to represent the input is an approach that tries to discover the geometry of the data, … Continue reading
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Tagged artificial intelligence, autoencoders, big data, component analysis, deep learning, dimensionality, neural networks, one page, PCA, reduction
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When should I use Apache Hadoop
Here is a summary of situations in which you should use Apache Hadoop. And those in which you should not.
Big Data. Everybody knows what it is. Except that nobody actually does.
Big Data is a big thing indeed.The way companies and research institutes are approaching the problem of data analysis with respect to the trends of a few years ago is changing the entire scene of the industry, marketing and clinical … Continue reading
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Tagged analytics, big data, business, companies, healthcare, statistics
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The philosophy behind Statistics
Sometimes I stop doing math and start doing philosophy. Some other times it’s really hard to distinguish between the two. True fact is that today I am relaxing on two fundamental concepts that gave rise to a very aggressive debate … Continue reading
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Tagged bayesian, dilemma, frequentist, philosophy, statistics
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How to export all R packages from home to work (or anywhere else)
When I change computer, department or workstation, I would like to take my arsenal with me, that usually consists in my skills. Some of the working tools that I need on a regular basis are installed in the form of … Continue reading