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My name is Joleen, I’m a data scientist and writer and I use this blog to share my passion for data science and statistics.
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In this week’s data science project, I apply principal component analysis to a dataset based around hospital mortality using python. The dataset is extensive, containing over 50 variables on demographic characteristics, vital signs, and other measurements taken in the lab. This should be a perfect use-case for dimensionality reduction with PCA. What is Principal Component […]
In this data science project, I tackle the problem of data segmentation or clustering, specifically applied to customer data. There are a couple of different algorithms to choose from when clustering your data depending on your requirements and inputs. However, K-Means clustering is one of the most popular methods in machine learning and is the […]
Task automation has become like a secret weapon as a data scientist. My only regret is not getting started with automation sooner. In the past, I have felt intimidated by the process of automation because I always thought it was an intensive, tedious process. I have come to learn that automation has done the exact […]
Those companies that view data as a strategic asset and develop robust data and analytics strategies are the ones that will succeed in this new data-driven world. Bernard Marr It is very easy to get caught up in the latest buzzword, jumping on the big data bandwagon without any clear direction on where you would […]