Data Science Blog

Machine learning & data science for beginners and experts alike.
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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Data science tools are powerful for investigating the current pandemic and other outbreaks, when accurate and actionable data are crucial. Epidemiologist and R Epidemics Consortium leader Amrish Baidjoe shared his insights into using data science to fight disease, from modeling to automation to new technologies.

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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Koalas seem super chill, but a little chaos and disorder -- aka entropy, in the data science world -- might be key to saving them, plus some innovative analytics and mapping. Cuteness plus data!

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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Last week I posted a full introduction to factor analysis, plus a workflow demonstrating one use of this analytic approach in Designer. But now the process is even easier with a macro -- attached at the bottom of this post -- that you can easily grab and put into your own workflow!

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Alteryx Community Team

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What if you believe something is happening in your data that isn’t precisely reflected by a single variable you measured -- maybe because it wasn’t or couldn’t be observed? Learn about one way to identify explanations for that mystery.

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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So many decisions go into the data science process. New automated tools let machines and humans collaborate on making the right choices.

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Alteryx Community Team

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Simple enough for statistical beginners, powerful enough to help solve big problems: That’s what some data analytics students learned about linear regression in a recent data challenge. 

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Alteryx Certified Partner