# methods

## The Bitter Lesson of Machine Learning

By Richard Sutton, DeepMind and U. of Alberta. The biggest lesson that can be read from 70 years of AI…

## Curse of dimensionality and integration

The curse of dimensionality refers to problems whose difficulty increases exponentially with dimension. For example, suppose you want to estimate…

## How to estimate ODE solver error

This post brings together several themes I’ve been writing about lately: caching function evaluations, error estimation, and Runge-Kutta methods. A…

## Runge-Kutta methods and Butcher tableau

If you know one numerical method for solving ordinary differential equations, it’s probably Euler’s method. If you know two methods,…

## A Gentle Introduction to Monte Carlo Sampling for Probability

Monte Carlo methods are a class of techniques for randomly sampling a probability distribution. There are many problem domains where…

## Classical Time-Series vs Machine Learning Methods

Classical Time-Series vs Machine Learning MethodsA Tutorial Comparing Methods of Forecasting in PythonFergus O'BoyleBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJul 9Photo by Parij Borgohain on UnsplashIn an earlier article,…

## Let’s Talk About Machine Learning Ensemble Learning In Python

Let’s Talk About Machine Learning Ensemble Learning In PythonBuild Better Predictive Models By Efficiently Combining Classifiers Into A Meta-ClassifierFarhad MalikBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJun 7Learning…

## Between now and quantum

There are quantum-resistant encryption methods available, but most of them haven’t been studied that long. As Koblitz and Menezes put…

## The Wonderful World of Arrays

This, however, is not a bad thing. In the short amount of time that I have been coding, I have…

## Tips For Following the Law (of Demeter)

Why would I do that?What does this mean for how we actually write our code though?In a basic Rails application, if…

## Jorge Castañón, Ph.D.

Shiny: A data scientist’s best friendCommunicate data science results in a cool and visual wayData Science in the Real World10 Machine Learning Methods…

## Introducing strong native PHP types

Introducing strong native PHP typesMatt KingshottBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingApr 30Today, after around a month of hacking, I’m pleased to announce my attempt at addressing…

## Top Data Science and Machine Learning Methods Used in 2018, 2019

In the latest KDnuggets poll, readers were asked:Which Data Science / Machine Learning methods and algorithms did you use in…

## Normalization vs Standardization — Quantitative analysis

Normalization vs Standardization — Quantitative analysisStop using StandardScaler from Sklearn as a default feature scaling method can get you a boost of…

## Method Selection Pro-Tip

I study Y and here is how I choose my methods. I keep track of the others that study Y.…

## Pay It Forward

Pay It ForwardModels, migrations, and meeting deadlines. Kira GhandhiBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingMar 17Braintree offers an ever-expanding set of payment methods such as PayPal, Venmo,…

## Encapsulation in Python 3

Encapsulation in Python 3Kateryna BondarenkoBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingMar 5DefinitionThe definition of encapsulation is vague, and it differs dramatically from source to source. It is…

## The importance of context in data sets: A short experiment

The importance of context in data sets: A short experimentUsing four forecasting methods in the same time series to show…

## Ruby Classes For Dummies

It follows a blueprint, behaves in predictable ways and has a specific set of methods we can call on it.…

## Static Factory Methods: Part 1 — Readability

Static Factory Methods: Part 1 — ReadabilityNuno MaduroBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJan 20Just published a new video explaining how “static factory methods” can improve the code…