The Yhat Blog


machine learning, data science, engineering



  • A Magical Introduction to Classification Algorithms

     
    by Bryan Berend | Mar 23 2017

    Step by step tutorial to building a simple rule-based classifier using the nerdy example of Harry Potter's sorting hat


  • Automatic generation of large PowerPoint decks from survey data with Quantipy Python package

     
    by Geir Freysson | Mar 21 2017

    In this post, we'll show you how to take raw survey data and automatically generate a PowerPoint slideshow, which can be themed according to your brand


  • Self-Organising Maps: In Depth

     
    by David Asboth | Mar 16 2017

    A step by step guide to training and using self-organizing maps (SOMs), a lesser known but very useful machine learning algorithm


  • Self-Organising Maps: An Introduction

     
    by David Asboth | Mar 14 2017

    When you learn about machine learning techniques, Self-Organising Maps (SOM) isn't one of the usual suspects, but is super useful and awesome.


  • Isochrones using the Google Maps Distance Matrix API

     
    by Drew Fustin | Mar 09 2017

    [tl;dr] I wrote a Python module called isocronut that will calculate isochrones around an origin point.


  • The Current State of Automated Machine Learning

     
    by Matt Mayo | Mar 07 2017

    What is automated machine learning, what tools are available, and what does its future hold?


  • Artificial Intelligence in Lending

     
    by Austin Ogilvie | Mar 02 2017

    Automation promises faster, informed decisions on business loans—and the potential for being able to approve a wider range of borrowers


  • A Simple Trending Products Recommendation Engine in Python

     
    by Chris Clark | Feb 28 2017

    Using matplotlib, pandas and numpy to build an algorithm that shows Grove.co shoppers what's trending


  • Beginner's Guide to Customer Segmentation

     
    by Greg | Feb 24 2017

    Step by step tutorial on using K-Means clustering to analyze your customer base.