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It's AI Against Corona

2019-nCoV There has been a lot of talking about the new corona virus going around the world. Let's clear up some things about it first and then we will see how data science and ai can help us fight 2019-nCoV. ...

Activation Functions

What are activation functions in Neural Networks? First of all let's clear some terminology you need in order to understand the concept of an activation function. ...

Backpropagation

or backward propagation of errorsis another supervised learning optimization algorithm. The main task of the backpropagation algorithm is to find optimal weights in a by implementing optimization technique. ...

CNNs

The Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) architecture is widely used in the field of computer vision. Because we have a massive amount of data in image files, the usage of traditional neural networks wouldn't give much efficiency as the computational time would expl...

Gradient Descent

Hiking Down a Mountain Gradient Descent is a popular optimization technique in machine learning. It is aimed to find the minimum value of a function. ...

Introduction to Statistics

Part III In this third and last part of the series "Introduction to Statistics" we will cover questions as what is probability and what are its types, as well as the three probability axioms on top of which the entire probability theory is constructed. ...

Introduction to Statistics

Part I In the following three parts we will cover basic terminology as well as the core concepts from statistics. In this Part I you are going to learn about measures of central tendency (mean, median and mode). In the Part II you will read about measures of variabili...

Introduction to Statistics

Part II In this part we will continue our talk about descriptive statistics and the measures of variability such as range, standard deviation and variance as well as different types of distributions. Feel free to read the Part I of these series to deepen your knowle...

Logistic Regression

Logit Regression Logit regression is another shortened name derived from logistic unit. Logistic regression is a popular statistical model that generates probabilities for binary classification tasks. It produces discrete values and its span lies in the range of [...

Loss Functions

When training a neural network, we try to optimize the algorithm, so it gives the best possible output. This optimization needs a loss function to compute the error/loss of the model. In this article we will gain a general picture of Squared Error, Mean Sq...

The Magic Behind Tensorflow

Getting started In this article we will delve into the magic behind one of the most popular Deep Learning frameworks - Tensorflow. We will look at the crucial terminology and some core computation principles we need to grasp the real power of Tensorflow. ...
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Classification with Naive Bayes

The Bayes' Theorem describes the probability of some event, based on some conditions that might be related to that event. ...

Neural Networks

Neural Networks - Introduction In Neural Networks (NNs) we try to create a program which is able to learn from experience with respect to some task. This program should cons...

PCA

Principal component analysis or PCA is a technique for taking out relevant data points (variables also called components or sometimes features) from a larger data set. From this high dimensional data set, PCA tries extracting low dimensional data points. The idea...

Introduction to reinforcement learning

Part IV: Policy Gradient In the previous articles from this series on Reinforcement Learning (RL) we discussed Model-Based and Model-Free RL. In model-free RL we talked about Value Function Approximation (VFA). In this Part we are going to learn about Policy Based R...

Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

Part I : Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Welcome to the series "Introduction to Reinforcement Learning" which will give you a broad understanding about basic (and not only :) ) techniques in the field of Reinforcement Learning. The article series assumes you have s...
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Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

Part II : Model-Free Reinforcement Learning In this Part II we're going to deal with Model-Free approaches in Reinforcement Learning (RL). See what model-free prediction and control mean and get to know some useful algorithms like Monte Carlo (MC) and Temporal Differ...

Recurrent Neural Networks

RNNs A Recurrent Neural Network (RNN) is a type of neural network where an output from the previous step is given as an input to the current step. RNNs are designed to take an input series with no size limits. RNNs remember the past states and are influenced by them...

SVM

Support Vector Machines If you happened to have a classification, a regression or an outlier detection task, you might want to consider using Support Vector Machines (SVMs), a supervised learning model, that builds a line (hyperplane) to separate data into groups....

Singular Value Decomposition

Matrix factorization: Singular Value Decomposition Matrix decomposition is another name for matrix factorization. This method is a nice representation for applied linear algebra in machine learning and similar algorithms. ...

Partial Derivatives and the Jacobian Matrix

A Jacobian Matrix is a special kind of matrix that consists of first order partial derivatives for some vector function. The form of the Jacobian matrix can vary. That means, the number of rows and columns can be equal or not, denoting that in one case it is a squa...

Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

Part III: Value Function Approximation In the previous Part I and Part II of this series we described model-based and model-free reinforcement learning as well as some well known algorithms. In this Part III we are going to talk about Value Function Approximation: w...
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Weight Initialization

How does Weight Initialization work? As a general rule, weights and biases are normally initialized with some random numbers. Weights and biases are extremely important model's parameters and play a pivot role in every neural network training. Therefore, one should ...

Word Embeddings

Part 1: Introduction to Word2Vec Word embedding is a popular vocabulary representation model. Such model is able to capture contexts and semantics of a word in a document. So what is it exactly? ...

Word Embeddings

Part 2: Word2Vec (Skip Gram)In the second part of Word Embeddings we will talk about what are the downsides of the Word2Vec model (Skip Gram...

t-SNE

T-Distributed Stochastic Neighbor Embedding If you do data analysis, machine learning or some other data driven research you will prob...
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