Adding R kernel to Jupyter notebook

If you have Anaconda installed, you can run Jupyter notebooks by typing $python -m notebook In case you need to add a R kernel, you will need to install the iterative kernels using the following commands: Update conda using $ conda update ipython-notebook Install the interactive R kernel with: $ conda install -c r r-essentials … Continue reading Adding R kernel to Jupyter notebook

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Wale Akinfaderin on the mathematics of machine learning

I saw this LinkedIn article by Wale Akinfaderin on the mathematics of machine learning, and I agree to most what he wrote. I quote his article below and I would add optimisation as a must-to-know large field. Complementing what Wale said about this topic, I suggest subjects such as Linear and Semidefinite programming, Interior-point and simplex … Continue reading Wale Akinfaderin on the mathematics of machine learning

Visualising a Python algorithm profile

Writing code is a delicate task, as one misplaced comma leads to compiler displays weird error messages. A practice that I usually employ while coding is to write the whole algorithm as a combination of smaller components (snippets). A positive point for dividing it into components is the ability to debug individual parts of the code, as … Continue reading Visualising a Python algorithm profile