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Emily Glassberg Sands and Duncan GilchristJune 28, 2018

5 Tricks When A/B Testing Is Off The Table

This applied introduction to causal inference in tech was written by Coursera's Head of Data Science Emily Glassberg Sands and Uber's Rider Pricing and Marketplace Experimentation Science lead Duncan...

Seyed SajjadiJune 21, 2018

Introduction to Churn Prediction in Python

Learn the basics of predicting customer churn using Python in this tutorial by Seyed Sajjadi.

Raul EulogioJune 4, 2018

How to Explore Apple Watch Data in R

IoT devices like the Apple Watch present an interesting opportunity for data analysis and visualization. Data Analyst Raul Eulogio looks at a year's worth of calories burned to identify trends in an...

Roman Josue de las Heras TorresMay 29, 2018

7 Ways Time-Series Forecasting Differs from Machine Learning

Roman Josue de las Heras Torres, a data scientist for SAP Digital Interconnect, shares seven key ways that time-series forecasting differs from machine learning.

Iliya ValchanovMay 3, 2018

A Visual Guide to Analytics, Data Science, Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, and AI

365 Data Science Cofounder Iliya Valchanov builds a comprehensive Euler diagram to explain the similarities and differences of data science, business intelligence, machine learning, artificial...

Sowmya VivekApril 6, 2018

Using Linear Discriminant Analysis to Predict Customer Churn

Predicting whether a customer will stop using your product or service is an important component of customer behavior analytics called churn prediction. Learn how to identify the factors contribute...

Venkatesh Pappakrishnan, Ph.D.March 29, 2018

How to Write Production-Level Code for Data Science Projects

The ability to write production-level code is one of most sought-after skills a data scientist can have. Ensure your code runs in a production environment with these seven steps for organizing,...

Nikki CastleMarch 22, 2018

Are Your Models Underperforming Post-Deployment?

Predictive models are at the center of data-informed decision-making strategies for successful enterprise companies today, but sometimes their performance doesn’t meet expectations. An effective...

Carson ForterMarch 19, 2018

How to Dominate the Statistics Portion of Your Data Science Interview

Carson Forter, a data scientist at Twitch, covers the ideas, techniques, and equations that are likely to turn up during a data science interview.

Nikki CastleMarch 8, 2018

Regression vs. Classification Algorithms

Machine learning algorithms can be split into different categories based on the format of their outputs. By far, the most commonly used are regression and classification algorithms. Find out how they...