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Is a switch from R to Python worth it?

I want to reframe your question. Don't think about switching, think about adding. In data science you'll be able to go very far with either python or r but you'll go farthest with both. Python and ...
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Is a switch from R to Python worth it?

Of course, this type of questions will also lead to primarily opinion-based answers. Nonetheless, it is possible to enumerate the strengths and weakness of each language, with respect to machine ...
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Is a switch from R to Python worth it?

I didn't have this choice because I was forced to move from R to Python: It depends on your environment: When you are embedded in an engineer department, working technical group or something similar ...
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Is a switch from R to Python worth it?

I would say yes. Python is better than R for most tasks, but R has its niche and you would still want to use it in many circumstances. Additionally, learning a second language will improve your ...
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Defining rules for an expert system

We cannot do homework for students in this network, however I can suggest that several items affecting cost and several usage patterns are missing and the number of rules is shy by an order of ...
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Data analysis before feeding to ML pipeline

This is a great question because indeed there are many tools out there to make this part of the process faster. I have used as I usually stick to the following two: Pandas profiling Facets You can ...
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Why does my neural network to predict $x$ given $\sin(x)$ not generalize?

The labels are not unique for the input domain [0,20]. Think about sin(x)=0, x could be <...
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Is a switch from R to Python worth it?

As others have said, it's not a "switch". But is it worth adding Python to your arsenal? I would say certainly. In data science, Python is popular and becoming ever more popular, while R is receding ...
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Machine learning to find drivers of an event with presence-only data (no absence)

Yes. Since you have only one type of data, cluster analysis may be a good choice. You can also try '1-class learning' approaches, although I have found these to be unreliable in the past. An ...
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Predict frequently purchased items under certain conditions with customer purchasing history data

Let start by the concrete question, and follow talking about the general problem. a) The concrete question "find items that are particularly frequently purchased through online stores by paying ...
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