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What are helpful annotation tools (if any)

I'm looking for tools that would help me and my team annotate training sets. I work in an environment with large sets of data, some of which are un- or semi-structured. In many cases there are ...
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How to draw multiple matrices (with grid, custom color per cell) in 3D with raycast?

I would like to draw multiple matrix with ray-casting in 3D. More specific like this (source) I have seen similar figure in some paper (I forgot which one). I wonder how they can draw like this. If ...
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Is there any augmentation tool for images and bounding boxes?

I don't have a lot of training data and I'm looking for some tools in python or executable program like labelimg that do some heavy augmentation on images, even better if they also change bounding ...
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Data Engineering Stack - collect, transform and visualize geospatial data

I'm making a side project, where I collect geospatial data by web scrapping and from OSM API. I've started with simple Java application, however, I would like to make it as a data flow, purely for ...
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Is there a tool that interactively shows the receptive field of a feature map's element?

The receptive field of an element of a feature map is defined as the elements (and/or pixels) in the previous layers that define that element. I am looking for a tool that would allow me to select any ...
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NLP lab, linux or windows and which programming languages? [closed]

I would like to do some data mining and NLP experiments to do some research I have decided to use NLTK or related tools and software Which environment or operating system do you suggest for my ...
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Using doccano for Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis annotation

Currently looking for a good tool to annotate sentences regarding aspects and their respective sentiment polarities. I'm using SemEval Task 4 as a reference. The following is an example in the ...
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IDE alternatives for R programming (RStudio, IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, Visual Studio)

I use RStudio for R programming. I remember about solid IDE-s from other technology stacks, like Visual Studio or Eclipse. I have two questions: What other IDE-s than RStudio are used (please ...
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Visualizing the value change in features in neural network

Lets say we have an autoencoder with three layers. And the data we feed to autoencoder is text data. So in the middle layer, we will have a reduced dimension of the input data. let's say 20 neurons in ...
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Tool for annotating video gestures

I'm looking for a tool for annotating gestures in a video. There are tons of tools for tracking objects in videos, but all I want to do is annotate when gestures start and end in a video, not where ...
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Tools/tutorials for compiling corpora for NLP experiments?

I have a couple of NLP ideas I want to try out (mostly for my own learning) - while I have the python/tensorflow background for running the actual training and prediction tasks, I don't have much ...
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What VM should I use? [closed]

So I am starting a project that has some code in it that has to do with machine learning (for example recommender system). At the moment I am thinking that if I want to deploy this application, should ...
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Is there a way to test out simple filters before committing to coding them?

Is there a way to test out simple filters before committing to coding them? Like if I want to estimate the feasibility of recognizing some features from images. Or to estimate the effort/...
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Lightweight data provenance tool

One of the problems I often encounter is that of poor data provenance. When I do research I continuously make modifications to my code and rerun experiments. Each time I'm faced with a number of ...
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Do Data Scientists prefer MACS? [closed]

I see many Data Science (DS) tutorials done on MACS, and many DS blogs recommend MACS as the best developing platform, thus the quote "Data Science is statistics on a Mac" came more than once into my ...
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App or Service to QA 80,000 classified images?

I've been reviewing services and apps for the past week and my head is exploding. I just haven't found the right one yet, but I know it has to be out there, so I'm turning to the collective wisdom ...
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Tool for clustering and cleansing data set

I have a large-ish data set (400K records) composed of two fields (both strings). I am looking for a tool that will enable me to cluster the data e.g. around the first column, either using exact ...
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Do data scientists use Excel?

I would consider myself a journeyman data scientist. Like most (I think), I made my first charts and did my first aggregations in high school and college, using Excel. As I went through college, ...
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Is Keras a fancy tool or is it actually helpful in research or both?

I’m in second year of my PhD in a environmental-science laboratory and there aren’t many experts on machine learning here. In one part of my research I should use a multilayer perceptron to build a ...
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Do you need a virtual machine for data science?

I am brand new to the field of data science, want to break into it, and there are so many tools out there. These VMs have a lot of software on them, but I haven't been able to find any side-by-side ...
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Data Exploration Tips & Tools

I am pretty new to the Data Science world and I am looking for some advices. One of the tasks that I have to do, is to go alone at a customer place for few days/weeks and dig into their data lake to ...
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Tools and protocol for reproducible data science using Python

I am working on a data science project using Python. The project has several stages. Each stage comprises of taking a data set, using Python scripts, auxiliary data, configuration and parameters, and ...
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Is there any book for modern optimization in Python?

I was reading Modern Optimization with R (Use R!) and wondering if a book like this exists in Python too? To be precise something that covers stochastic gradient descent and other advanced ...
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Keep track of trainings, datasets eetc

After searching quite some time for it on Google I could not find a sufficient software/toolbox that can manage trainings of neural networks. I thought of a program that combines visualization ...
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Any Hadoop Tool to Annotate Text

I have large text files on HDFS... I would like to label some text in those files to improve text analysis? Do you know of any tool like that?
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What initial steps should I use to make sense of large data sets, and what tools should I use?

Caveat: I am a complete beginner when it comes to machine learning, but eager to learn. I have a large dataset and I'm trying to find pattern in it. There may / may not be correlation across the data,...
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List of used aliases in Tableau

I often get the problem when this or that alias name is already used somewhere, and I can't easily find that variable or aggregation to release the name. Is there some place in Tableau where I can ...
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How to find relationships in datasets and predict data

I'm a .NET developer trying to learn more about AI/machine learning. I have a dataset with few variables and known results. I'm looking for a language/framework/tool/approach to analyse the data and ...
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Tool for designing CNN architectures

I am currently building a (simple sequential) fully convolutional network for an object recognition task. Designing the architecture essentially amounts to choosing kernel size, stride and unit ...
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Tool for visualizing long time series data

I am searching for a software / tool / R package (any of these) that enables easy visualization of a time series. My problem is the following: I have a multiple time series with 7 attributes I want ...
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Why do internet companies prefer Java/Python for data scientist job?

I see a many times in job description for data scientist asking for Python/Java experience and disregard R. Below is a personal email I received from chief data scientist of a company I applied for ...
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Why has Hadoop failed to become popular?

Apache Hadoop was once considered one of the tools you should have as a Data Scientist. Around 2012 to 2014, it gained the popularity steeply among Data Scientists, and seemed to be considered one of ...
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Are deep - learning toolkits targeted for certain areas or all-purpose tool kits?

Are any of the open deep learning toolkits targeted to certain areas, or a all toolkits all purpose toolkits, meaning it is a blackbox for deep learning. My question comes in regards to Microsoft's ...
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Does anyone use Julia programming language? [closed]

Is anyone using Julia (http://julialang.org/) for professional jobs? Or using it instead of R, Matlab, or Mathematica? Is it a good language? If you have to ...
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VM image for data science projects

As there are numerous tools available for data science tasks, and it's cumbersome to install everything and build up a perfect system. Is there a Linux/Mac OS image with Python, R and other open-...
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What makes columnar databases suitable for data science?

What are some of the advantages of columnar data-stores which make them more suitable for data science and analytics?
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Tool to Generate 2D Data via Mouse Clicking

Often when I am learning new machine learning methods or experimenting with a data analysis algorithm I need to generate a series of 2D points. Teachers also do this often when making a lesson or ...
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Run queries against results of previously cached queries [closed]

I'm trying to find a tool or workflow that would allow a team to analysis data in multiple steps, where intermediate results are cached. (I'll assume that the raw data is in a relational database and ...
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How to extract most occuring words based on month & what tool to use?

Hi guys I'm very new to data science, I have intermediate background on programming and have used Pentaho Data Integration tool once for DB migration & data cleansing. Let's say I have this kind ...
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Visualize changes other time

I am analyzing a population movement pattern and I would like to design a visualization like this one: Is there any tool or language (preferably R) I can use for that purpose? Here is a sample of my ...
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Best tool for text pre-processing, involving tokenization, lemmatization, stop-word removal, feature vector extraction?

For text processing there are plenty of tools out there like CoreNLP, SpaCy, NLTK, textblob etc. each offering different suites of pre-processing functions and people recommend different tool for ...
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Is there a machine learning framework that supports partial evaluation ie can return a function?

Is there a machine learning framework that supports partial evaluation? For example: We train on [model, year, km, ..., colour, price]. Today we call ...
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What tools are out there to collect participants' browsing and/or search data as part of an experiment?

I'm running an experiment where I need to collect and analyse participants' browsing and search histories. The design of the experiment is similar to an "instrumented user panel", described here:http:/...
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Linux tools to handle large data sets (several TB) [closed]

I come from a physics background that has a very specific tool (ROOT, a C++ toolkit) to handle very large data sets for a very specific purpose. For smaller data sets (MB to GB), I use modules in ...
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Reusable parameter scans wrapper

In most of my projects, I come up with models and want to visualize how some property $x$ varies as a function of a subset of parameters $p_1$,$p_2$, .. etc. So I'll often end up with figures of the "...
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How to place XGBoost in a full stack for ML?

Is XGBoost complete by itself for prod-strength machine learning? If not, with which other tools or libs is it typically combined, and how? (I recently read a description of a stack that included ca ...
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Query related to Matlab Neural Network toolbox

If anyone has used the Neural Network toolbox in matlab, what does the two values in the performance section means? Like considering this image: The performance section has the value 0.484 and 1.32e-...
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Cheat Sheet of UNIX commands for Data Science [closed]

I was looking for a cheat sheet of UNIX commands, which are specifically usable for data science. I mean an introduction to very basic commands (starting from cd, <...
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What is the difference between Hadoop and noSQL

I heard about many tools / frameworks for helping people to process their data (big data environment). One is called Hadoop and the other is the noSQL concept. What is the difference in point of ...
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Looking for Web scraping tool for unstructured data [closed]

I want to scrape some data from a website. I have used import.io but still not much satisfied.. can any of you suggest about it.. whats the best tool to get the unstructured data from web