Data Science Immersive [Week 8 Review]

  Short Week != Less Work A four-day week punctuated by Deepavali celebrations on Wednesday, but I suspect most of my classmates are not celebrating much (like me). The shorter week was characterised by lessons in NLP topics such as sentiment analysis, topic modelling and Naive Bayes, and — what else — more work on…

Data Science Immersive [Week 7 Review]

With just about five weeks left until graduation, most of the class spent a great deal of time on their capstone project during the week. Milestone 2 was on Friday and milestone 3 is just seven days away; the reality of things quickly settle in when you have so many deadlines to meet. I personally…

Data Science Immersive [Week 6 Review]

We are at the halfway mark! Six weeks left until the end of DSI. I missed the blog update on Week 5, but these last two weeks were spent on Project 3, where the goal was to try and predict housing prices using the Ames housing dataset found on Kaggle. Compared to the last two…

Data Science Immersive [Week 4 Review]

Oh boy, what a journey it has been so far. One month into the data science immersive, I look back at the number of things I have learnt and I am amazed that I have managed to stay sane. From having almost zero coding experience to learning about multiple linear regressions (as above), I would…