My name is Tommy; I am a statistician, mathematician, or data scientist—depending on the problem or the audience—in Washington DC. I am a graduate of Georgetown's MS program for mathematics and statistics. I am a PhD student in George Mason's department of Computational and Data Sciences. Opinions expressed are my own. You can follow me on twitter @thos_jones
Friday, May 23, 2014
Friday links - May 23, 2014
An excellent overview of machine learning algorithms and techniques
More thoughts on statistics and data science (Personally, I think slides 35 on hit the nail on the head.) H/T Data Science Weekly
Source of the above: "The term big data is going to disappear in the next 2 years. Statistics will be what remains." I've pondered this myself, though I am not sure I agree. (I am not sure I disagree either.)
Despite the title, another case of human + computer > computer
Ensemble methods in R: part 1, part 2, part 3
Repeated for the end of the week: "5 Monday reads in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Economics"
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