Tools & Techniques Posts

Abhirami Sankar


September 9th, 2015

Need for Natural Language Processing (NLP) Significant growth in the volume and variety of data is due to the amount of unstructured text data—in fact, up to 8...

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Kafeel Basha


September 2nd, 2015

For those starting out in analytics, it can be quite confusing to understand the underlying difference between the terms ‘Correlation’ an...

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Neha Shitut


August 10th, 2015

There are three components required to make an expert business decision based on data : Statistical knowledge/ Quantitative aptitude ...

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Neha Shitut


July 30th, 2015

Logistic Regression is a statistical analytical technique which has a wide application in business. It is one of the most commonly used techniques having wide applicability especially in bui...

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Gunnvant Singh


July 20th, 2015

R has been an all rounder. Be it the implementation of any esoteric statistical algorithm, any database technology or geo-spatial plotting, R has it all and every day new packages are being ...

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Kafeel Basha


July 13th, 2015

Here is a short video blog from our faculty, Kafeel Basha on 'How to perform a T-Test in SAS'. It's short and interesting and tells you just what you need to know. Go on then, click on the link to start watching.   ...

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Arokia Armel


July 10th, 2015

If you want to become a Data Scientist or Data Analyst, it’s imperative that you are develop expertise in both R and Python programming languages. However, which to learn first? Which one is more useful and relevant in the industry? If you are one ...

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Augusteen Peter


July 7th, 2015

  We generally investigate the probability of likely events for many an uncertain situation. Once we determine the chances of its occurrence, we then determine its frequency too, i.e., number of times or number of favourable cases and so on. ...

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Gunnvant Singh


June 22nd, 2015

In our previous post The Wonderful World of Geospatial Visualizations Explained in 2 Minutes, we learnt how to download google ma...

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Augusteen Peter


June 19th, 2015

  Variables possess certain properties. These properties are commonly referred to as the characteristics of the variables. Many times the variables have identical properties. These identical properties take a mathematical form known as the pr...

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Gunnvant Singh


June 15th, 2015

R is very well known for its powerful visualization capabilities, and many powerful packages for visualization have been written like lattice and ggplot2(). Wouldn’t it be super cool to explore how we can use the ggplot2() and ggmap() packages to m...

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Kiran PV


June 10th, 2015

  In an earlier post we talked about How Upshot is Using Interactive Visualizations to Make Online News Fun an...

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