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Discovering Patterns in Transactional Data

by Kunal Sonalkar
June 2024

Image DescriptionAs a data scientist, one of the most common tasks you’ll encounter is finding patterns and relationships within large datasets. Let’s consider an example from a supermarket setting. One powerful technique for achieving this is Apriori analysis, which is particularly useful for market basket (shopping cart) analysis and identifying frequent item sets in transactional data.
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Data Science Pipelines

by Dr. James Molyneux
March 2024

A topic that comes up fairly regularly amongst data science professionals is the idea of pipelines. And I can imagine that all of the casual talk about pipes and pipelines probably makes it seem like data scientists are something more akin to plumbers than anything else… which wouldn’t be the worst characterization of the job I’ve ever heard.                           Continue Reading