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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 2: Measuring Imprecision with Fuzzy Complements

By Steve Bolton

…………Taking the dive into fuzzy sets immediately elicits the obvious question: just how fuzzy is the data we’re operating on? As discussed in the first two installment of this amateur series of self-tutorials, the raison d’etre of fuzzy set theory is to model imprecise data that is typically expressible in nebulous terms in everyday speech; it addresses a class of data that is represented in ordinals (i.e. 2,684 more words

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Agile Text Animation with Velocity.js

See keywords and phrases related to the art of Topic Modeling in this self-running demo.  You can access the code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) on my Codepen account. 13 more words

Insights from "The Master Algorithm" - Part 1

I am on my second reading of this insightful and information-packed book by Pedro Domingos.  He masterfully outlines the history of the five “tribes” of Machine Learning (ML), how they have evolved, and where they stand in today’s world. 312 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 1: Membership Functions and the Fuzzy Taxonomy

By Steve Bolton

…………In the first installment of this amateur self-tutorial series on applying fuzzy set theory to SQL Server databases, I discussed how neatly it dovetails with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) principles and user stories. 6,428 more words

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Implementing Fuzzy Sets in SQL Server, Part 0: The Buzz About Fuzz

By Steve Bolton

…………I originally planned to post a long-delayed series titled Information Measurement with SQL Server next, in which I’d like to cover scores of different metrics for quantifying the data our databases hold –  such as how random, chaotic or ordered it might be, or how much information it might provide. 2,972 more words

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Goodness-of-Fit Testing with SQL Server Part 7.4: The Cramér–von Mises Criterion

By Steve Bolton

…………This last installment of this series of amateur tutorials features a goodness-of-fit metric that is closely related to the Anderson-Darling Test discussed in the last post… 2,641 more words

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Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

One problem of healthcare is the collecting and restoring the date they’ve gathered. Data mining, a step in the process of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, is a method of unearthing information from large data sets. 259 more words

NURSING INFORMATICS: Administrative Application