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Understanding Data - Scale Invariance

Understanding Data - Scale Invariance

Understanding Data - Scale Invariance

29 / Jun / 2016    Sridhar Mahadevan

In the last post we discussed about certain basics in viewing a bunch of numbers and we continue that thought in this post also.We had talked about Mode. But if you look hard, Mode is not as simple as that. Mode depends on the fact that some number repeats itself. 

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Understanding data - What about a collection of numbers? - Basics

Understanding data - What about a collection of numbers? - Basics

Understanding data - What about a collection of numbers? - Basics

28 / Jun / 2016    Sridhar Mahadevan

Before we go to Big Data, let us understand what is this data. At the base minimum all data are a bunch of symbols. If you provide me a page full of data points, each data point is but a string of symbols like "11.23", "Elm Street", "345-333-3333", "Mary had a little lamb", "November 22 1963", "12:30 PM". It is upto us to look at these symbols and the context of the process which has created these symbols and classify them as real numbers or words.

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A note on big data.

A note on big data.

A note on big data.

26 / Jun / 2016    Sridhar Mahadevan

Big data. That seems to be the talk of the town. Combine it with IoT, Cloud and Machine Intelligence, we have all the key tech world hype memes covered. 

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Windows 8 - WinRT - Motivation & History

Windows 8 - WinRT - Motivation & History

Windows 8 - WinRT - Motivation & History

7 / May / 2012    Sridhar Mahadevan

Just when you thought .NET , WPF, Silverlight, C# formed a steady story, in comes WinRT, HTML 5 and JS seemingly shaking the whole foundation! WinRT is the new API for the window operating system. Hey Wait! So is Win32 gone? No - It is still there! This is what you can call "the object oriented Windows API". 

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