District Data Labs

Building a Classifier from Census Data

An end-to-end machine learning example using Pandas and Scikit-Learn

One of the machine learning workshops given to students in the Georgetown Data Science Certificate is to build a classification, regression, or clustering model using one of the UCI Machine Learning Repository datasets. The idea behind the workshop is to ingest data from a website, perform some initial analyses to get a sense for what's . . .

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May 02, 2016

An Introduction to Machine Learning with Python

For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.

— Plutarch On Listening to Lectures

The impulse to ingest more data is our first and most powerful instinct. Born with billions of neurons, as . . .

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January 21, 2016