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Civis Bookshelf: Fairness Modeling, Creating a Hurricane Graph & More

Civis Bookshelf: Fairness Modeling, Creating a Hurricane Graph & More

by Henry H.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Moving from exploration to production with Notebooks and Scripts

by Marshall M.

When it comes to data science code, there are two sides to the story. There’s the part where you do the exploratory science — and there’s the part where you put it in production. Last month, we announced that Civis Platform now allows data scientists to work in Jupyter notebooks, which is all about making data science exploration scalable, shareable,...

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Civis Bookshelf: Modeling to predict sarcasm with emoji

by Keith I.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Q&A with the JDRF Illinois Chapter: Using Data to Diversify and Grow the Nonprofit’s Supporter Base

by Ola T.

As part of the nonprofit team at Civis, I have the opportunity to help mission-driven organizations work more effectively using data. Working with the JDRF Illinois Chapter was no different. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, with a mission to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. JDRF’s grassroots approach...

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Civis Bookshelf: What’s Growing Faster — Python or R?

by Peter S.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Civis Data Science R&D Bookshelf

by Michael H.

This post is part of a new series from the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, a Civis data scientist will share some links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that he or she has read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out....

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From Science to Production: Unleash your Jupyter Notebooks

From Science to Production: Unleash your Jupyter Notebooks

by Lori E.

Data scientists are explorers. They use Jupyter Notebooks, one of the most popular environments for data science analysis, to begin work toward creative solutions to big problems. But once those solutions are discovered…what’s the next step? In order for data scientists to make a major impact, the creativity that starts in notebooks needs to find its way out to the...

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Civis Healthcare: The Rx For Healthcare Analytics

by Crystal S.

At Civis, we often find that a solution we’ve created for one industry can be adapted to solve a similar problem in another because foundationally, the data and statistical problems are drastically similar, even if the clients themselves are as different as night and day. From the outside, our data scientists can be considered generalists in that they may be...

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