Risk in Machine Learning Models

06 Sep 2018   Machine Learning models can make actual decisions that affect your business. However, things can go wrong, which introduces risk that must be dealt with.

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Paper Summary: SMOTE: Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique

02 Sep 2018   Summary of the 2002 article "SMOTE: Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique" by Chawla et al.

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Heads-up for Deploying Scikit-learn Models to Production: Quick Checklist

01 Sep 2018   A couple of tips for addressing common problems and unexpected situations when using scikit-learn models in production..

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Cross-Validation Examples with Scikit-Learn

01 Sep 2018   Using cross-validation within scikit-learn.

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Mutate for Pandas Dataframes: Examples with Assign

15 Jul 2018   Assign is a function that mutates a dataframe in place and can be used for chained operations.

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Pandas Query Examples: SQL-like queries in dataframes

05 Jul 2018   Use SQL-like syntax to perform in-place queries on pandas dataframes.

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Paper Summary: Multi-Label Classification on Tree- and DAG-Structured Hierarchies

02 Jul 2018   Summary of the 2011 article "Multi-Label Classification on Tree- and DAG-Structured Hierarchies" by Bi and Kwok.

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Paper Summary: The Natural Language Decathlon: Multitask Learning as Question Answering

30 Jun 2018   Summary of the 2018 article "The Natural Language Decathlon: Multitask Learning as Question Answering" by McCann et al.

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Example Project Template: Serve a Scikit-learn Model via a Flask API

27 Jun 2018   Full (albeit simple) example on how to create a simple Flask API to serve predictions using a pre-trained scikit-learn model. Includes supporting features such as logging, error handling, input validation, etc. Full code available on Github.

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Default Permissions for Users, Directories and Files on Linux: Examples

23 Jun 2018   Set default permissions for all files/directories created by a user on Linux using umask. Additionally, use Access Control Lists (ACLs) for all files and directories created under a given directory too.

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