In this project, a software solution in the form of an app was developed, hereinafter also referred to as “Keras-RetinaNet”. With the app it is possible to classify license plates. The most accurate object detectors to date are based on a two-step approach popular with R-CNN. In contrast, single-stage detectors that are applied through a […]
Why is Python the Best-Suited Programming Language for Machine Learning?
Machine Learning is the hottest trend in modern times. According to Forbes, Machine learning patents grew at a 34% rate between 2013 and 2017 and this is only set to increase in the future. And Python is the primary programming language used for much of the research and development in Machine Learning.
In this part the main way we will be working with Python and Spark is through the DataFrame Syntax. If you have worked with pandas in Python, R, SQL or even Excel, a DataFrame will feel very familiar! Spark DataFrames hold data in a column and row format Each column represents some feature or variable […]
We start step by step with Groupby Groupby is a pretty simple concept. We can create a grouping of categories and apply a function to the categories. Here you can add your file with pd.read_csv() Method Pandas dataframe.groupby() function is used to split the data into groups based on some criteria. pandas objects can be […]
Local Installation This Post will walk through how to download and set-up VirtualBox with Ubuntu. Then we will walk through installing Spark, Python and the Jupiter Notebook on this VirtualBox Ubuntu. First you will need to download (just click on the names): VirtualBox Ubuntu Download VirtualBox VirtualBox is basically going to allow you to have […]
Why to learn it? Spark has been reported to be one of the most valuable tech skills to learn. Spark is quickly becoming one of the most powerful Big Data tools! You also have the ability to run programs up to 100x faster than MapReduce in memory. What is Spark? Apache Spark is an open-source distributed […]