In Weiss & Indurkhya’s book “Predictive Data Mining: A practical guide” they write about the “Tasks of Predictive Data Mining”.
“Predictive data mining is goal directed. Representative sample of cases with known answers, summarizing past experiences in meeting these goals. must be in place for predictive mining. Each application has a motivating store that should [...]
Here we have listed a collection of statistics all about coffee and coffee consumption from Coffee Statistics. Are you surprised by any?
Did You Know?
Coffee shops make up the FASTEST GROWING part of the restaurant business, checking in with a 7% annual growth rate!
A report came out from The McKinsey Global Institute on the topic of “Big Data”. In their report they state “The amount of data in our world has been exploding. Companies capture trillions of bytes of information about their customers, suppliers, and operations, and millions of networked sensors are being embedded in the physical world [...]
What is a Histogram?
A histogram is “a representation of a frequency distribution by means of rectangles whose widths represent class intervals and whose areas are proportional to the corresponding frequencies.”
Beautiful Data has been out since July 2009 however it still is such a great book for those interested in seeing what can be done with data. Beautiful Data is unique in that it wasn’t written by just one author but a collection of
What are KPI’s?
Key Performance Indicators, also known as KPI or Key Success Indicators (KSI), help an organization define and measure progress toward organizational goals. Once an organization has analyzed its mission, identified all its stakeholders, and defined its goals, it needs a way to measure progress toward those goals. Key Performance Indicators are those [...]
The FIFA World Cup
Often simply the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body.
A great article in Science Daily on how Computational Methods using Data in the form of expression patters are being used to create new uses for medicine. See the link at the bottom to read the entire article:
ScienceDaily (Aug. 18, 2011) — For the first time ever, scientists are using computers and genomic information [...]
Continuing on from Python Programming Tutorial 4: Modules and Functions, here is the video for Python Programming Tutorial 5: How to Save Your Programs
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