The Kaggle Workbook: Self-learning exercises and valuable insights for Kaggle data science competitions

The Kaggle Workbook: Self-learning exercises and valuable insights for Kaggle data science competitions
by Konrad Banachewicz(Author), Luca Massaron(Author)
Publisher Finelybook 出版社: Packt Publishing (February 24, 2023)
Language 语言: English
pages 页数: 172 pages
ISBN-10 书号: 1804611212
ISBN-13 书号: 9781804611210

Book Description
Move up the Kaggle leaderboards and supercharge your data science and machine learning career by analyzing famous competitions and working through exercises.

Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free eBook in PDF format.

Key Features
Challenge yourself to start thinking like a Kaggle Grandmaster
Fill your portfolio with impressive case studies that will come in handy during interviews
Packed with exercises and notes pages for you to enhance your skills and record key findings

Book Description
More than 80,000 Kaggle novices currently participate in Kaggle competitions. To help them navigate the often-overwhelming world of Kaggle, two Grandmasters put their heads together to write The Kaggle Book, which made plenty of waves in the community. Now, they've come back with an even more practical approach based on hands-on exercises that can help you start thinking like an experienced data scientist.

In this book, you'll get up close and personal with four extensive case studies based on past Kaggle competitions. You'll learn how bright minds predicted which drivers would likely avoid filing insurance claims in Brazil and see how expert Kagglers used gradient-boosting methods to model Walmart unit sales time-series data. Get into computer vision by discovering different solutions for identifying the type of disease present on cassava leaves. And see how the Kaggle community created predictive algorithms to solve the natural language processing problem of subjective question-answering.

You can use this workbook as a supplement alongside The Kaggle Book or on its own alongside resources available on the Kaggle website and other online communities. Whatever path you choose, this workbook will help make you a formidable Kaggle competitor.

What you will learn
Take your modeling to the next level by analyzing different case studies
Boost your data science skillset with a curated selection of exercises
Combine different methods to create better solutions
Get a deeper insight into NLP and how it can help you solve unlikely challenges
Sharpen your knowledge of time-series forecasting
Challenge yourself to become a better data scientist

Who this book is for
If you're new to Kaggle and want to sink your teeth into practical exercises, start with The Kaggle Book, first. A basic understanding of the Kaggle platform, along with knowledge of machine learning and data science is a prerequisite.

This book is suitable for anyone starting their Kaggle journey or veterans trying to get better at it. Data analysts/scientists who want to do better in Kaggle competitions and secure jobs with tech giants will find this book helpful.

Table of contents
The Most Renowned Tabular Competition – Porto Seguro's Safe Driver Prediction
The Makridakis Competitions – M5 on Kaggle for Accuracy and Uncertainty
Vision Competition: Cassava Leaf Disease Competition
NLP Competition – google Quest Q&A Labeling

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