Tag Archives: Python

Getting started: data science with Python

The purpose of this post is to collect together online resources for anyone who wants to learn how to do machine learning (data science) in Python, starting from scratch. Some of these sites I’ve used, and others I’ve only glanced … Continue reading

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Machine learning with Python

With the scikit-learn toolkit, simple machine learning in Python is really easy.  This example is for binary classification, where the training data is stored in a single CSV file. The first entry in each line is the class, and the remaining … Continue reading

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Crawling the web with Python

You can use two libraries to examine webpages in Python.  The first, requests, is built into the language, and is apparently better than the other built in library urllib. The second, BeautifulSoup, for parsing the HTML can be installed with pip … Continue reading

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