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Innovating in Data Science and Machine Learning: Modeling Better Together

This article is by Alan Jacobson and originally appeared on the Alteryx Analytics Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Analytics-Blog/Innovating-in-Data-Science-and-Machine-Learning-Modeling-Better/ba-p/472421

 
What is Feature Engineering?
First, before we go too far into all the reasons why we are excited, let’s talk a bit about what Feature Engineering is all about.

Expand Your Predictive Palette II: Beyond K-Means

This article is by Timothy Lam and originally appeared on the Alteryx Data Science Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Data-Science-Blog/Observations-on-the-Citizen-Data-Scientist/ba-p/472029

After enriching our supervised learning palette, folks asked: How about an unsupervised technique like clustering or dimension reduction?

Indeed, a common data science statistic is that 80% of our work is data preparation; one of our common tasks is to group the data points into various clusters with similar properties and characteristics.

Presto, will it Alteryx?

This article is by David Hare and originally appeared on the Alteryx Data Science Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/Presto-will-it-Alteryx/ba-p/420935

I'll start this series with Presto, a technology that many customers have been asking about recently.

BUILD2 – Learning to Pilot the SnakePlane

This article is by c2willis and originally appeared on the Alteryx Engine Works Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/BUILD2-Learning-to-Pilot-the-SnakePlane/ba-p/436434

Ideas are important
It’s important to be prepared; ask any scout! I am an avid reader of the Community forums, and one particular idea piqued my interest.

Embedding a Model in a Workflow with a Python Tool

This article is by Sydney Firmin and originally appeared on the Alteryx Data Science Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Data-Science-Blog/Embedding-a-Model-in-a-Workflow-with-a-Python-Tool/ba-p/436204

Why Use Alteryx to Share Python or R Models?
If you’ve trained and serialized a Python model, you might be wondering why not just send out a Python script with the model that creates predictions, and let them run that?

This is totally a reasonable approach, but there are a few things you will need to consider.

Web Scraping, will it Alteryx?

This article is by David Ha and originally appeared on the Alteryx Engine Works Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/Web-Scraping-will-it-Alteryx/ba-p/429475

Will it Alteryx?
Starting your web scraping journey with BeautifulSoup and the Python tool takes no time at all.

Free Resources for Learning Data Science

This article is by Sydney Firmin and originally appeared on the Alteryx Data Science Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Data-Science-Blog/Free-Resources-for-Learning-Data-Science/ba-p/354182

 
Courses in Mathematics, Machine Learning, Programming, and Data Science
Having a solid foundation in mathematics and computer science will only make you a stronger analyst and data scientist.