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Experiences from Hack The Dot Hackathon

22nd February 2017 I took part in my first mini-hackathon and got runner-up prize by sharing my idea about how to hack love. The two-hour hackathon was called Hack the Dot run by Rightside. In those two hours, I worked with others to develop a creative, functional and fun project based on a domain name – Hack. Live. After being there at […]

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Competition Notes Machine Learning

A Quick Fix for Overcoming a Future Without Jobs

“What to do about mass unemployment? This is going to be a massive social challenge. There will be fewer and fewer jobs that a robot cannot do better [than a human]. These are not things that I wish will happen. These are simply things that I think probably will happen.” — Elon Musk The rapid growth […]

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Exploratory Data Analysis for Hostelworld Challenge

I recently took part in a challenge by Hostelworld. The challenge proposed by Hostelworld is to build a recommendation engine for users. Recommendations can save Recommendations can save travellers valuable time, improve their hostel experience, and increase user retention. This challenge will use user information, reviews, and hostel details. This is a link for Exploratory […]

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Lessons Learnt from AIB Data Hack

Yesterday I attended AIB Data Hack. It was my first one-day data hackathon. This notebook contains some of the lessons learnt from AIB Data Hack while working on a complicated, large dataset and little time. I have taken part in few Kaggle Competitions. However, I have to say the experience in a single day or […]

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Modeling Women’s Health Risk Assessment

Women’s Health Risk Assessment is a multi-class classification competition for finding an optimized machine learning a solution that allows a young woman (age 15-30 years old) to be accurately categorized for their particular health risk. Based on the category a patient falls within, healthcare providers can offer appropriate education and training programs to help reduce […]

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How to win a Data Science competition ?

These are mainly notes for myself to win a Data Science competition , but I figured that they might be of interest to some of the blog readers too. Comments on what is written below are most welcome! Typically, steps 1-5 would happen once per competition or problem, while steps 6-9 would be repeated in a […]