NLP and the CIA World Factbook

NLP and the CIA World Factbook

Each entry in the CIA World Factbook has a multitude of factoids as well as a continent (or sub-continent) name and description. It was the availability of a description that interested me, to use as the corpus in a Natural Language Processing NLP analysis to...
Hey Julia

Hey Julia

Half of what I say is meaningless But I say it just to reach you, Julia. -The Beatles. Julia. 1968 The forthcoming Julia programming language has scientists, number crunchers, and all kinds of data junkies excited over its promise to bring expressive and flexible...
Deep Learning: Hospital Readmissions

Deep Learning: Hospital Readmissions

“Hospital readmission” has a simple enough definition: a patient is readmitted to a hospital within a given window of time after leaving a hospital. The causes and consequences of hospital readmissions are much less simple to understand. Recent changes in...
Zeppelin: Data Analysis For the People

Zeppelin: Data Analysis For the People

As data becomes more prevalent across many industries, there is a greater need for tools that facilitate the democratization and collaboration of data analysis projects. One such application is Apache Zeppelin a web-based, open-source data analytics notebook. Zeppelin...