Before delving into the meaning of Machine Learning it is always helpful to get a feel of it by knowing a few real world examples that use the concept. Here's a list of few examples of machine learning that we use everyday and might have no clue that they are driven by ML.
Which can never be the last day(s) of the century? You have to tell which of the seven day or days can never be the last of any century. You can consider 1 January 0001 to be a Monday for reference. After making a decent attempt yourself, scroll below for the answer. To answer … Continue reading Which can never be the last day(s) of the century?
Recent efforts by the Indian government to weed out black money from the economy and increase the tax base have called for a paradigm shift in the way people in India choose to save their money. The pumping out of cash from the economy has brought the citizen to a point where he is considering … Continue reading Hedge Funds v/s Mutual Funds
What makes this question special is this tweet. https://twitter.com/mxcl/status/608682016205344768?lang=en He questions the interview process, I am with him. But whatever it is, it is. Question : Invert a binary tree. Return the root of the inverted tree. 4 / \ 2 7 / \ / \ 1 3 6 9 to 4 / \ 7 2 … Continue reading Invert a Binary Tree
Data Structure and Algorithms resource guide.
Here are the sites I have experience with and my thoughts
- LeetCode is excellent because there are many problems and explanations. Furthermore the problems without explanations have answers and commented solutions in the discussion boards. It is the best online judge in my (limited) experience.
- Cracking the Coding Interview has many questions and detailed answers in Java.
- Data Structures and Algorithms Made Easy in Java is excellent. Sure there are many, many, many typos. But it has so many code samples for each of the data structures, explanations from worse (brute force) to best (optimized) along with advantages and disadvantages of the many possible solutions.
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A clean and concise guide to Data Science.
Kaggle is a Data Science community where thousands of Data Scientists compete to solve complex data problems.
In this article we are going to see how to go through a Kaggle competition step by step.
The contest explored here is the San Francisco Crime Classification contest. The goal is to classify a crime occurrence knowing the time and place it happened.
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What is the Standard Template Library(STL) ? The Standard Template Library (STL) is a software library for the C++ programming language. It provides four components called containers, iterators, algorithms and functional. STL library lies in the std namespace. Why do we need to use the STL? 1. There is no use in inventing a wheel that has been in presence for … Continue reading Standard Template Library : An Introduction