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Machine Learning Algorithms
Data Analysis Resources, Machine Learning, Predictive Analysis

10 groups of Machine Learning Algorithms

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 of the dependent variable. It…

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Indigenous Innovation in Ireland
Business, Innovation

Steps to improve Indigenous Innovation in Ireland

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 cycle is that of protecting…

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Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
Business, Funding, Innovation

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Explained

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 Industrial Technologies (LEITs). The Horizon…

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SBIR
Funding, Innovation

Why is SBIR in the US so successful ?

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 for political support against bitter…

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countvectorizer sklearn example
Data Analysis Resources, Machine Learning, scikit-learn

Countvectorizer sklearn example

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 buffet… Cine there got amore…

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Future role of CIO
Information Systems Management

Future role of CIO

As game-changing technologies transform every business process, they also give us the ability to create new products and services that were impossible just a few years ago. Therefore, the future role of CIO is shifting from protecting and defending the status quo to embracing and extending new innovative capabilities. The experience which IT has gained from technological innovation can be…

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Case Study: IS and IT at Zara
Information Systems Management

Case Study: Information Systems and Information Technology at Zara

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 to discover the best design…

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