Machine Learning Algorithms

10 groups of Machine Learning Algorithms

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In this article, I grouped some of the popular machine learning algorithms either by learning or problem type. There is a brief description of how these algorithms work and their potential use case. Regression How it works: A regression uses the historical relationship between an independent and a dependent variable to predict the future values […]

Indigenous Innovation in Ireland

Steps to improve Indigenous Innovation in Ireland

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Among the contributions of Joseph Schumpeter to economics was an understanding of long economic cycles, and how these are initiated by “clusters” of innovations (Schumpeter, 1939). Historically, there has been a remarkable coincidence between such clusters and legal changes which improve the protection of information. The institutional change that could stimulate the next long technological […]

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Explained

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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises that are EU-based or established in a country associated to Horizon 2020 SME Instrument can get EU funding and support for innovation projects that will help them grow and expand their activities into other countries in Europe and beyond. It offers support under the section Societal Challenges and the specific part Leadership in Enabling and […]


Why is SBIR in the US so successful ?

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs dates to 1982 and was created to harness the innovativeness of U.S. small business—both to help meet the high-priority technology needs of the federal government and to benefit the national economy. It is an initiative of civil servant Roland Tibbetts who founded it in National Science Foundation. Tibbetts fought […]

countvectorizer sklearn example

Countvectorizer sklearn example

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This countvectorizer sklearn example is from Pycon Dublin 2016. For further information please visit this link. The dataset is from UCI. In [2]: messages = [line.rstrip() for line in open(‘smsspamcollection/SMSSpamCollection’)] In [3]: print (len(messages)) 5574 In [5]: for num,message in enumerate(messages[:10]): print(num,message) print (‘\n’) 0 ham Go until jurong point, crazy.. Available only in bugis n great world la e […]

Case Study: IS and IT at Zara

Case Study: Information Systems and Information Technology at Zara

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Zara is by far the largest, most profitable and most internationalized fashion retail chain. Zara’s success is based on a business system that depends on vertical integration, in-house production, quick response, one centralized distribution centre and low advertising cost. It can be summarized as follows: Design: The goal of the information system at Zara is […]

Challenges faced when updating the functions of Information Systems

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People Employees resist change to new process methods. A general lack of user acceptance after System has gone live. Workforce receives inadequate education to operate the new system properly. The new system has a high learning curve beyond the capacity of employees. Data Accurate capturing and storing data from multiple points need to be guaranteed. […]