O'Reilly logo

Effective Amazon Machine Learning by Alexis Perrier

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Engineering data versus model variety

Having a large choice of algorithms for your predictions is always a good thing, but at the end of the day, domain knowledge and the ability to extract meaningful features from clean data is often what wins the game.

Kaggle is a well-known platform for predictive analytics competitions, where the best data scientists across the world compete to make predictions on complex datasets. In these predictive competitions, gaining a few decimals on your prediction score is what makes the difference between earning the prize or being just an extra line on the public leaderboard among thousands of other competitors. One thing Kagglers quickly learn is that choosing and tuning the model is only half the battle. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required