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Machine Learning for Data Enrichment

Most of the time when we talk about machine learning projects we talk about building predictive models that generate insights that directly help someone to make a decision - for example using churn prediction to identify the customers that a retention team should contact, using fraud detection to decide which cases to investigate, or using [...]

12 Days of Data Analytics: Day 11 – Christmas Podcasts Ahoy

Here at The Analytics Store we have been big fans of the What's the Point? podcast from fivethirtyeight for a long time. We're big fans of the broad coverage of data analytics and what people do with it, rather than a narrow focus on details of data analytics techniques. Since hearing that (as they said [...]

By |2018-07-11T16:12:34+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Analytics, Business, DataViz, Industry, Machine Learning|0 Comments

12 Days of Data Analytics: Day 9 – No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

I used to be confused when people talked about No Free Lunch theorems in machine learning. The gist of this idea is that no one machine learning algorithm will ever be best for all modelling problems. I always thought that this would be better described as No Silver Bullet or Can't Win Them All. This [...]

By |2018-07-11T16:12:34+00:00December 18th, 2016|Analytics, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics|0 Comments