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Develop your data science skills with tutorials in our blog. We cover everything from intricate data visualizations in Tableau to version control features in Git.
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Machine Learning

Ensemble Learning in R with SuperLearner

Boost your machine learning results and discover ensembles in R with the SuperLearner package: learn about the Random Forest algorithm, bagging, and much more!

Daniel Gremmell

February 20, 2018

Machine Learning

Active Learning: Curious AI Algorithms

Discover active learning, a case of semi-supervised machine learning: from its definition and its benefits, to applications and modern research into it.
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DataCamp Team

February 9, 2018

Python

Google Cloud for Data Science: Beginner's Guide

Learn to set up a data science environment on Google Cloud: create an instance on Google Compute Engine, install Anaconda and run Jupyter notebooks!
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Alexis Perrier

February 6, 2018

Machine Learning

Finding Similar Names with Matrix Factorization

Applying matrix factorization on user clicks on hundreds of names on the recommender system NamesILike.com reveal an unseen structure in our first names.
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DataCamp Team

February 2, 2018

Machine Learning

Lyric Analysis with NLP & Machine Learning with R

Dive into the lyrics of Prince's music with R: use text mining and Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) to shed insight on The Artist's career.
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Debbie Liske

February 2, 2018

Python

PEP-8 Tutorial: Code Standards in Python

With this beginner tutorial, you'll start to explore PEP-8, Python's style guide, so that you can start formatting your code correctly to maximize its readability!
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Chitrank Dixit

January 25, 2018

Python

Python Iterator Tutorial

Learn all about the Python iterator, how they differ from iterables and generators, and how to build one yourself with __iter__, __next__ and itertools.
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Sejal Jaiswal

January 23, 2018

Machine Learning

Transfer Learning: Leverage Insights from Big Data

In this tutorial, you’ll see what transfer learning is, what some of its applications are and why it is critical skill as a data scientist.
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Lars Hulstaert

January 19, 2018

Python

Python String Tutorial

In this tutorial, you'll learn all about Python Strings: slicing and striding, manipulating and formatting them with the Formatter class, f-strings, templates and more!
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Sejal Jaiswal

January 18, 2018