# random

## Relatively prime determinants

Suppose you fill two n×n matrices with random integers. What is the probability that the determinants of the two matrices…

## How to Develop a Random Forest Ensemble in Python

Random forest is an ensemble machine learning algorithm. It is perhaps the most popular and widely used machine learning algorithm…

## How to Generate Random Numbers in Python?

The world is governed by chance. Randomness stalks us every day of our lives.            …

## A Beginner’s Guide to Random Forest Hyperparameter Tuning

Introduction to Random Forest What’s the first image that comes to your mind when you think about Random Forest? It…

## Bagging and Random Forest for Imbalanced Classification

Bagging is an ensemble algorithm that fits multiple models on different subsets of a training dataset, then combines the predictions…

## Convergence rate of random walk on integers mod p

There’s a theorem that says you need about p² steps. We’ll give the precise statement of the theorem shortly, but…

## A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Belief Networks

Probabilistic models can define relationships between variables and be used to calculate probabilities. For example, fully conditional models may require…

## Discrete Probability Distributions for Machine Learning

The probability for a discrete random variable can be summarized with a discrete probability distribution. Discrete probability distributions are used…

## A Gentle Introduction to Probability Distributions

Probability can be used for more than calculating the likelihood of one event; it can summarize the likelihood of all…

## Proving that a choice was made in good faith

This is something I’ve helped companies with. It may be impossible to prove that a choice was not deliberate, but…

## Detecting a short period in an RNG

The last couple posts have been looking at the Cliff random number generator. I introduce the generator here and look…

## Monte Carlo Simulation in R with focus on Option Pricing

Monte Carlo Simulation in R with focus on Option PricingOjasvin SoodBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJun 25In this blog, I will cover the basics of Monte…

## Random Forest regression model Advanced Topics (+ Python code snippet using Sklearn)

Random Forest regression model Advanced Topics (+ Python code snippet using Sklearn)Georgios DrakosBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJun 6In my previous article, I presented the Random…

## 5 Probability Distributions Every Data Scientist Should Know

Here’s your reward. Source: pixabay. Now that you know what a probability distribution is, let’s learn about some of the…

## Probability Distributions Every Data Scientist Should Know

Here’s your reward. Source: pixabay. Now that you know what a probability distribution is, let’s learn about some of the…

## Random Forest Regression model explained in depth

Random Forest Regression model explained in depthGeorgios DrakosBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJun 3In my previous article, I presented the Decision Tree Regressor algorithm. If you…

## Understanding Random Forest

Photo by Skitterphoto from PexelsUnderstanding Random ForestHow the Algorithm Works and Why it Is So EffectiveTony YiuBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJun 12A big part of machine…

## Building Intuition for Random Forests

Building Intuition for Random ForestsRandom Forest — A group of decision trees — is a powerful machine learning algorithmRishi SidhuBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingMay 2Photo by Vladislav Babienko on UnsplashIt…

## A truly horrible random number generator

I needed a bad random number generator for an illustration, and chose RANDU, possibly the worst random number generator that…

## Seeding Viral Growth: An Application of Graph Embedding

Seeding Viral Growth: An Application of Graph EmbeddingSimulating different seeding techniques to maximize information diffusion in a networkShaw LuBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingApr 15Are Influencers…

## Can You Tell Random and Non-Random Apart?

We need some harder evidence. This is where this easy method I eluded to earlier comes into play. If you…

## Probabilistic Graphical Models: Bayesian Networks

The venue, cuisine, distance from home, pricing etc. In general, we can write a custom program to answer our query…