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The basics of OOP for those who may not have come across the idea before or are wanting to know more

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First of all, what is Object-Oriented Programming? This is what is known as a Programming paradigm, which essentially means that it is a specific way of doing something or structuring your code. What OOP means is that you structure your code around objects which is good for building frameworks and…

The application of ‘The Checklist Manifesto’ to data Science

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Atul Gawande is an American surgeon, notable for his four best-selling books of ‘Complications’, ‘Better’, ‘Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End’ and ‘The Checklist Manifesto, a MacArthur Fellowship grant, and many other accolades that if you want to know more you can read his bio from the…

UCL Data Science Society Workshop 11: What is logistic regression, data exploration, implementation and evaluation

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This year, as Head of Science for the UCL Data Science Society, the society is aiming to present a series of 20 workshops covering topics such as introduction to Python, a Data Scientists toolkit and Machine learning methods, throughout the academic year. For each of these the aim is to…

UCL Data Science Society Workshop 10: What is Linear Regression, Data Exploration, Scikit Learn implementation and Multiple Linear Regression

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This year, as Head of Science for the UCL Data Science Society, the society is aiming to present a series of 20 workshops covering topics such as introduction to Python, a Data Scientists toolkit and Machine learning methods, throughout the academic year. For each of these the aim is to…

What is bias and variance and what does that mean for your machine learning model?

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Bias

Bias in machine learning is the amount by which a models predictions differ from the actual target variable when using the training data. A high level of bias can lead to underfitting in the model which occurs when the algorithm is unable to capture the relevant relations between the existing…

UCL Data Science Society workshop 9: What is SQL, Selecting data, Querying data, Summary statistics, Grouping data and joining data

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This year, as Head of Science for the UCL Data Science Society, the society is presenting a series of 20 workshops covering topics such as introduction to Python, a Data Scientists toolkit and Machine learning methods throughout the academic year. For each of these the aim is to create a…

UCL Data Science Workshop 8: What is Git, Creating a local repository, Committing your first files, Linking to a remote repository

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This year, as Head of Science for the UCL Data Science Society, the society is presenting a series of 20 workshops covering topics such as introduction to Python, a Data Scientists toolkit and Machine learning methods, throughout the academic year. For each of these the aim is to create a…

UCL Data Science Society Workshop 7: Creating a basic graph, plotting different information on the same graph and creating multiple subplots

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This year, as Head of Science for the UCL Data Science Society, the society is presenting a series of 20 workshops covering topics such as introduction to Python, a Data Scientists toolkit and Machine learning methods, throughout the academic year. For each of these the aim is to create a…

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