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5 ways data science can help you work smarter, not harder

Today, the internet bleeds into almost every facet of everyday life — it empowers our productivity, enhances our entertainment, and enables our communication. As it does these things, of course, it generates a vast quantity of data: rich, complex, wide-reaching data on everything from the money we spend to the websites we visit. Data science is the practice of drawing from this immense pool of raw data to reach logical conclusions and generate predictions, parsing and processing it to solve problems that could never be handled without such...

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Intel’s Sentiment Algorithm Needs Less Training Data

Intel’s AI lab has released an open-source version of a sentiment analysis algorithm designed to boost natural language processing applications that currently lack the ability to scale across different domains such as restaurant or hotel reviews. Sentiment analysis is used to glean subjective information from text. That task is made easier when labeled training data is available. The chip maker’s Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis (ABSA) algorithm released in April also addresses the shortfall in annotated training data required for...