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How would you explain Data Science to someone in simple layman terms?

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from noisy, structured and unstructured data, and apply ...
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Intuitive explanation of Adversarial machine learning

How would you explain Adversarial machine learning in simple layman terms for a non-STEM person? What are the main ideas behind Adversarial machine learning?
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Intuition behind catboost encoding techniques

Can anyone please help me in understanding the effect of various bucketing techniques used in CatBoost Algorithm for categorical features? Like there is border, buckets, binarized target mean, counter ...
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Training rate of "convergence" vs viability of network architecure

I am still fairly new to modern neural networks (dabbled in the 90's when convolution was called neocognition which I didn't explore regrettably). I read the suggestions after typing in the above ...
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Why does scaled dot-product attention use softmax?

I am trying to understand the reasoning behind the Transformer architecture. In "Attention is all you need", the weights for the scaled dot-product attention is defined as the scaled dot-...
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