Internet of Things (IoT)

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Viewer RatingThe Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of inter-connected computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects and tools, including animals or people carrying connected devices that are provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. It is a concept that describes … Read more

Artificial Neural Network – Activation Function

Viewer RatingToday’s topic is Activation functions of ANN. Let me list out the most common activation functions. Sigmoid function . ReLU ( Rectified linear unit). Tanh Leaky ReLU. Let’s start the discussion with a simple example: If we try to predict house price then which function can we use? If we use sigmoid function then … Read more

Artificial Neural Network – Introduction

Viewer RatingToday, I want to discuss about a very important algorithm in Machine learning (or you can say the heart of Deep learning) and that is ANN or Artificial Neural Network. Where did the concept come from ? On the left , let me show you a very simple picture of a human neuron. Dendrites … Read more

Machine Learning is Fun – Part 17 – Recommendation System Part 3

Viewer RatingLet’s start today’s discussion on product recommendation system. Key points as apart of Exploratory Data Analysis: Collect data from source in csv or excel format or in a database. Make sure the customer and product id are well maintained in the table (perform cleansing on null rows). Make the list of most frequent items … Read more

Machine Learning is Fun – Part 16 – Recommendation System Part 2

Viewer RatingIn my last post, I explained the concept and design of recommendation system for movie based products. Today, I want to explain the model for hotel based recommendation system. You must collect demographic data of customers who have booked the hotels and you can get it easily from any online hotel-booking website like makemytrip … Read more

Machine Learning is Fun – Part 15 – Recommendation System

Viewer RatingHello! I hope you enjoyed my last few articles on Machine learning. Today, I want to talk about a very interesting topic, that is recommendation system. There are a number of articles on this topic. But I do not want to re-explain any of these. My intention is to make you understand the techniques … Read more

Machine Learning is Fun – Part 14 – Bias/Variance

Viewer RatingLet us try to explain today’s topic without delving into statistics. Consider that we are analysing height of men for a population of m number of dataset. Now, if we are Indian, we shall attempt to collect data from Indian men because it is the easiest way to collect. Am I correct? After collecting … Read more

Machine Learning is Fun – Part 13 – Decision Tree

Viewer RatingHi Friends, Today I would like to discuss on the most popular classification and regression algorithm (better to say a set of algorithms) named Decision Tree. What is Decision tree? By the name suggested in the model, it is a tree-based structural model to identify or classify or predict value of any outcome of … Read more