May 2017 | Civis Analytics

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All The Models: An Intro To Solving Sticky Data Science Problems Quickly with CivisML

All The Models: An Intro To Solving Sticky Data Science Problems Quickly with CivisML

by Peter Skipper

We recently released CivisML, our machine learning service in Civis Platform. With it, I can run all the models I’m accustomed to working with, and scale them — off my machine. To get you started, we created the below notebook using publicly available data at the UCI Machine Learning Repository. Feel free to clone the repo on GitHub and check...

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CivisML: Scikit-Learn at Scale

CivisML: Scikit-Learn at Scale

by Stephen Hoover

Late last year, my colleagues on the Social Science team were working on a new survey weighting scheme that would greatly improve the precision of our public opinion data. To make it work, they needed to fit dozens of models for each completed survey. Each survey asks multiple questions, each of which would need to be modeled individually, using an...

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