Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Starting with scikit-learn

If you are an aspiring Data analyst / Data scientist, this is the correct place to be.

Here is an awesome step-by-step documentation scikit-learn community has created.

I will be providing some videos in the blog post later on how to get started.

Some of the existing videos which you can follow:

Here are some FAQs:
Using my data with scikit-learn?

Importing a CSV data to scikit-learn

Sunday, February 21, 2016

How to become data analyst / data scientist

If you are starting from scratch then this post is for you and interested in Python:

Step 1: Setting up your machine
Download anaconda and use spyder or Ipython for trying out small things.
Python is installed into this package itself.

Step 2: Basic of Python as a programming lang
 learn: Lists, Tuples, Dictionaries, List comprehensions, Dictionary comprehensions

Step 3:
Learn these libraries in Python – Pandas, NumPy, SciPy and Matplotlib

Step 4:
Start Machine learning with Scikit-learn

Step 5:
The thing which will differentiate you from other data scientist is practice.

Some nice blogs to follow:
 1. http://www.datasciencecentral.com/
 2. http://www.kdnuggets.com/
 3. http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/ [Indian community which came up very fast]

To start practising models, participate in competitions from:
1. https://www.kaggle.com/
2. http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/

Friday, February 19, 2016

Installing Jenkins

Jenkins has two ways to install
1. Installing a war file
2. Installing jenkins as a service

In my case, it is redhat distribution and there are simple steps to install Jenkins as a service

Thats it!!!
http://<IP address>:8080 is the place where you will get the default installation screen