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Balancing Classes Before Training Classifiers - Addressing a Folk Theorem

We’ve been wanting to get more into training over at Win-Vector, but I don’t want to completely give up client work, because clients and their problems are often the inspiration for cool solutions — and good blog articles. 248 more words

Data Science

New Story Review

I am rarely on FFn any more but Gwyn pointed me to Dating In the Dark after my Favorite Stories post.

I enjoyed it so much I reviewed it for your consumption.



Queen Interrupted posted from fanfic

Woohoo Everyone!

The wonderful t6james6 has helped me beta my already published story Queen Interrupted.

Eric in a tux is quite apt for this one…. and slightly pissed looking, although I kinda see him as bored in my story. 116 more words

New My Two Cents' Worth

A few weeks ago, at the request of Kelpie who started Spotlights, I changed my Spotlights to My Two Cents’ Worth so if you’ve been looking for them that’s where they are now. 78 more words


(Machine) Learning About Love: Who will Leave The Bachelor next?

What is love?  Can you define love, or do you merely recognize its presence or absence without binding it in a definition?  A computer may be able to provide a definition of love, regurgitated from a database, but can a computer recognize love?  1,454 more words

Open Source

Which is the best off-the-shelf classifier?

If you are thinking of using some random classifier to solve the classification problem for your own data, then your best option would be to try Random Forest or a Support Vector Machines (SVM) with Gaussian Kernel.  456 more words

Machine Learning