Tag: machines

Support Vector Machines – Not for the faint-hearted

Definition: Support Vector Machines a.k.a SVM is a powerful algorithm used for regression and classification problems. Just like an Artificial Neural Network algorithm, SVMs also operate as a black box, that is, it’s difficult to explain how the input gets translated into the output. The term “Support Vectors” in SVM refers to the data points…
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February 15, 2019 0

Gradient Boosting Machines

                                                                     Illustration taken from http://uc-r.github.io/gbm_regression Boosting is a method of converting weak learners into strong learners. In boosting, each new tree is a…
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February 15, 2019 0

Predictive Maintenance: A Data Science Solution

Imagine you are lined up for an interview from one of your listed dream companies and you are up late. Adding on to that, there is a geyser issue in the bathroom, last minute ironing is still pending and the coffee machine is upset too! What a start of the day? Frustrating – Isn’t it?  Such…
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January 16, 2019 0