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Techniques and Applications of Text Mining

  Introduction to Text Mining The day before yesterday I caught up with a friend, over Skype. He said he will be starting his text mining training from next week. though quite a familiar concept, text mining as a tool for data extraction is far more than a three-hour training, I heard him say. So, […]

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Introduction to Data Warehousing: Definition, Concept, and Techniques

We live in an age when technology is fast outpacing our thinking. We now think of newer tools and technologies to take care of our future needs. The data industry has come a long way since the earlier days of Data Warehousing. Today, data comes to us in various forms, and from multiple sources, unlike […]

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What is Reinforcement Learning: Introduction, Definition, and Techniques

It occurred to me today morning, on my way to the office, when I was boarding the 8.45 am metro. I was seven minutes late and missed the earlier one. But yesterday I was on time. Why is it that I am not on time every day? I wondered. I felt like punishing myself for […]

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What is Inductive Logic Programming: Definition and Applications

Inductive Logic Programming (ILP), is a subfield of machine learning that learns computer programs from data, where the programs and data are logic programs. It may also be explained as a form of supervised machine learning which uses logic programming (primarily Prolog) as a uniform representation for background knowledge, examples, and induced theories. ILP is […]

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What is Data Science: Meaning and Scope

Today while I was going through some Data Science and machine blogs online, looking for user guides, case studies, and tutorials, I was amazed by some of the remarkable articles on Data Science. Written by eminent scholars and Data Science influencers in India and abroad, these online resources not only answer the basic premises of […]

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What is Business Intelligence: Meaning and Scope

Today morning my co-worker asked me “What is Business Intelligence?” I looked at him, surprised. He surely knew what Business Intelligence meant. But he wanted a simpler answer from me. Something that is more specific, and easier to understand.  I gave the Business Intelligence definition and explained Business Intelligence meaning in my own way, i.e. my take on the […]

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Key Skills to Become a Data Science Engineer

In a 2017 business research article IBM predicted that the need for Data Scientists will increase 28% by 2020, with nearly 3 million job openings for Data Science professionals. According to a Forbes report, Data Scientist has been named the best job in America for three consecutive years, with a median base salary of $110,000 […]

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Top 20 Business Intelligence Tools

Business Intelligence tools are application softwares which collect and process large amounts of unstructured data from internal and external systems (including books, journals, documents, health records, images, files, email, video, and other reliable business sources) for effective decision making. BI tools are used to identify customer behaviour, improve visibility and efficiency of a business. These […]

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Big Data Glossary: The Ultimate List of All Big Data & Analytics Terms

Big Data stands true to its name. with billion bytes of data being collected, understanding the intricacies of Big Data has become more than a necessity. However, Big Data often turns out be complicated because of its highly technical lingo. Not everyone is a highly technical big data practitioner or corporate executive. The common user […]

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Top Data Science Companies in India

     -     Apr 2nd, 2018   -     Data Analytics   -     1 Comment   -    , , ,

A day before yesterday when I was looking at the financial daily, a news article about the rapidly growing Big Data and data analytics market caught my attention. It reminded me of Gartner’s earlier prediction of Indian business intelligence and analytics software market reaching $245 million in 2017, a whopping 24.4% increase over 2016 revenue […]

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