This spring the University of Toronto ran an online course on statistics and statistical calculus at the Coursea.org platform. We are delighted to present a review of this course written by Viktoria Denisova.
If you are thinking of starting your own business in the NLP area (and some of you do think about it, for sure), you might be interested in look at the analysis done by bmmt: one of successful machine translation startups. Read a series of posts describing several groups of factors that have impact on
Some time ago we came across an extremely insightful interview given by Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist at Dstillery (formerly Media6Degrees) to Gilt Tech. Here we publish an excerpt, while the link to the original publication can be found at the bottom. You’ve written that “For me, clean data (cleansed by somebody else) is
Our previous post gave a brief introduction into the world of data mining and data analysis. Today we have an interview with a recent data mining graduate who is looking forward to apply data mining techniques she learned in the university’s classroom to the real-word data forecasting problems.
Big Data is thought to be a powerful new technology that gives answers to many consumer-focused and point-of-sale questions companies are asking nowadays. Even more, it allows to provide insights into new questions and tasks data owners did not even think about in the past. How do you know exactly what are the main components of Big Data?
How much do you know about the big data technology? Are you aware of most probable future trends in big data analytics? These questions and many others have been covered in the Harvard course on data science. Here we present the review written by Natalia Konstantinova, an expert in information extraction and data analysis.
Talented researchers and developers come to NLP from different backgrounds. Recently, we interviewed one of the most promising young researchers working in the field of machine translation who used to study oriental languages at the earliest stage of her career.
In the first days of 2014 we would like to give you some more information on free online education. This time we’ve decided to cover the Machine Learning course given at edX. We are grateful to Natalia Konstantinova who agreed to share the review with us. As MOOCs are becoming a new trend in
In this publication Rahim Mahal reviews the Coursera Machine learning class taught by famous Prof.Andrew Ng. You probably know Andrew Ng as a co-founder of Coursera, but he is also a world-class machine learning researcher and a teacher of one of the most comprehensive and complete course on machine learning available online. Learning from data
One month ago we published report describing key requirements employers seek in ideal job candidates in industry. In this publication, we will try to undertake a similar research for academic jobs. There are a lot of disparities in the lifestyle, the approach to manage projects and the working culture between academia and industry. Different way