Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (June 13 to June 20). Here they are, in order of popularity:
Python comes with its own debugger module that is named pdb. This module provides an interactive source code debugger for your Python programs. You can set breakpoints, step through your code, inspect stack frames and more.
Have you ever tried a site’s search and been underwhelmed with the accuracy of the results? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated and leaving when the search doesn’t return what you’re looking for?
In an article on the MIT Technology Review , we get a glimpse of one project in which patent data – records that go back several centuries – is used to gain a better understanding of the process of invention.
When it comes to predictive modeling and machine learning, the most obvious product of engineering work that is seen client-side are those tailored ads: they scour your internet behavior and feed you content based on your preferences.
Anomaly detection refers to the problem of finding patterns in data that do not conform to expected behavior. These non-conforming patterns are often referred to as anomalies, outliers, discordant observations, exceptions, aberrations, surprises, peculiarities or contaminants.