As I frequently travel in data science circles, I’m hearing more and more about a new kind of tech war: Python vs. R. I’ve lived through many tech wars in the past, e.g. Windows vs. Linux, iPhone vs. Android, etc., but this tech war seems to have a different flavor to it.
When does Linear Algebra meet Broadway Musical? Well, just about never, except now with this beautiful piece sung by Gurdeep Stephens. The mathematical theory follows the song. What a way to learn an important component of machine learning. Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) plays an integral role in Principal Component Analysis (PCA), an unsupervised learning technique, […]
As the next installment of the insideBIGDATA TECH TIP series, I wanted to focus on the marriage of two important technologies to the data science community: the R statistical environment and the MongoDB database.