Tag: data mining

Hackathons–to filter outliers

Now a days, whenever I go through Google suggested articles in my browser there is at least one topic about online Machine Learning Hackathons going on and most of the Hackathon organizers are giving job/interview opportunity as a prize to the winners. Have you ever wondered why companies are arranging Hackathons? Hackathon is used as…
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Bread -> Butter and Beyond – Data Mining in Supermarkets

Have you ever visited a nearby Supermarket ? Whats next item placed near bread, its butter/milk…but why next item ? why it cannot be placed to somewhere else ? The reason is intuition, right, as soon as you pull out any item, our eyes looks to closest items nearby, and even if you don’t have…
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