Tag: Data Science Central

A Plethora of Data Set Repositories

These 19 ‘sets of data sets’ cover free or public data from various industries, including small and large, structured and unstructured data sets. Hone your data science and machine learning skills on these data sets, or use them for testing

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Open Data in Government

datasciencecentral.com – Open data has several definitions but our preferred one at Data To Value is from the Open Data Institute – ‘Open data is data that anyone can access, use and share.’ Simple really but there is a fo…

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10 Big Data Use Cases Everyone Must Read

What do you think of when you think of “big data”? For many, it’s a nebulous term that invokes images of huge server farms humming away. Or perhaps you think of receiving some kind of personalized advertisement from a retailer.

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Debunking the myth of ‘Data Monetization’

The song will never work. It’s too long, too complex, too confusing  and doesn’t fit into any musical genre. – Radio stations’ feedback to Queen aboutBohemian Rhapsody Search of greater return on Big Data investment or generating alternative revenue stream for your

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7 Questions Every Data Scientist Should Be Answering for Business

    Business professional of all levels have asked me over the years what is it that I should know that my Data Science department may not be telling me. To be candid, many Data Scientist operate in fear wondering

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SPARQL is the new King of all Data Scientist’s tools

Inspired by the development of semantic technologies in recent years, in statistical analysis field the traditional methodology of designing, publishing and consuming statistical datasets is evolving to so-called “Linked Statistical Data” by associating semantics with dimensions, attributes and observation values

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Data Literacy & Democratic Exercise

On September 2nd, 2015, President Peña of Mexico will give his 4th State of the Country address to 120 million Mexicans (who will actually watch is another matter entirely). Given these troublesome times in terms of economy, and our endemic

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Weekly Digest, August 31

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. The picture of the week is from the contribution marked with a +, where you will find the details. Announcement The right data can greatly

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Why you should use open data to hone your machine learning models

Guest blog by Justin Tenuto One of the big reasons we created our Data for Everyone initiative is that there simply aren’t a ton of great open datasets out there for small businesses, startups, and academics to do work on. Sure, there

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Meta Collection of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories

The following list of collections of collections of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories is an updated version of a previous list posted here. The flood of articles, webinars, and conferences related to Big Data

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