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How Much Data is the right amount?

Neither of those common thoughts are necessarily true. They are general rules of thumb, but it is exceedingly easy to find a plethora of counterexamples.   Let’s talk about two easy ones to consider: More

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Artificial Intelligence

Dealing with Multiple Time Features

Neural Networks have had a good run since their inception in 1943. No, that’s not a typo; the basic level of a neural network, the perceptron, was introduced in 1943 before we had punch-card computers.

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Artificial Intelligence

F1 Score

One of the difficulties of learning statistics is that one quickly realizes “accuracy” is a metric that gives much less utility than has been taught. Let’s give an example.  Consider a scenario where we’re trying

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Artificial Intelligence

The Genetic Algorithm 

Why we care Let’s start with the simple question: What is a genetic algorithm? Simply put, a genetic algorithm uses heuristics inspired by biology to find an optimal or near-optimal solution to a problem that

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