Machine-Learning

The Best Sources to Study Machine Learning and AI: Quora Session Highlight

Ben Hamner, Kaggle co-founder and CTO, held a Quora Session last month answering questions on the future of Kaggle, machine learning and AI, and data science workflows. Here we highlight his advice for studying machine learning in eight steps. Now is better than ever before…

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Exploring the Structure of High-Dimensional Data with HyperTools

The datasets we encounter as scientists, analysts, and data nerds are increasingly complex. Much of machine learning is focused on extracting meaning from complex data. However, there is still a place for us lowly humans: the human visual system is phenomenal at detecting complex structure…

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Open Data Spotlight: Government of India Census

What story do the hearts of over 1 billion Indians tell? This is the question dataset publisher Preet Singh Khalsa set out to answer when he compiled an exhaustive database describing demographic characteristics of the world’s second largest population. In this Open Data Spotlight interview,…

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Becoming a Data Scientist: Profiling Cisco’s Data Science Certification Program

Today’s subject matter experts and specialists are tomorrow’s data scientists thanks to Cisco’s Enterprise Data Science Office. Cisco Systems—a US technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells networking devices and management—has taken a forward-thinking and flexible approach to both finding and retaining talent in the…

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Open Data Spotlight: The Global Terrorism Database

Publishing data on Kaggle is a way organizations can reach a diverse audience of data scientists with an enthusiasm for learning, knowledge, and collaboration. For Dr. Erin Miller of START, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, making her organization’s…

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Your Year on Kaggle: Most Memorable Community Stats from 2016

Now that we have entered a new year, we want to share and celebrate some of your 2016 highlights in the best way we know how: through numbers. From breaking competitions records to publishing eight Pokémon datasets since August alone, 2016 was a great year…

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A Challenge to Analyze the World’s Most Interesting Data: The Department of Commerce Publishes its Datasets on Kaggle

Since opening up our public datasets platform in August, we’ve been amazed by the depth and breadth of projects our community has created, the thoughtful analyses shared, and the words of wisdom exchanged. This is why, when the Department of Commerce – “America’s Data Agency”…

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Getting Started in the Seizure Prediction Competition: Impact, History, & Useful Resources

The currently ongoing Seizure Prediction competition—hosted by Melbourne University AES, MathWorks, and NIH—invites Kagglers to accurately forecast the occurrence of seizures using intracranial EEG recordings. This competition uniquely focuses on seizure prediction using long-term electrical brain activity from human patients obtained from the world first…

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