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  • An overview of feature selection strategies
    Introduction Feature selection and engineering are the most important factors which affect the success of predictive modeling. This remains true even today despite the success of deep learning, which comes with automatic feature engineering. Parsimonious and interpretable models provide simple insights into business problems and therefore they are deemed very valuable. Furthermore, in many occasions […]
    Burak Himmetoglu
  • Helping Non-Profit Organizations as a Data Scientist
    Data Scientists are considered to be highly technical professionals and are typically seen exercising their talent in conventional business industries. However, Data Science is a problem-solving field. Therefore, it can be applied in any field that uses set of data and determines patterns to make decisions. For this reason, Data Scientists have the ability to […]
  • Free Book: Introduction to Statistics
    Online Statistics Education: A Multimedia Course of Study.  Project Leader: David M. Lane, Rice University. Content: Introduction Graphing Distributions Summarizing Distributions Describing Bivariate Data Probability Research Design Normal Distributions Advanced Graphs Sampling…
    Capri Granville
  • Introduction to Deep Learning
    Guest blog post by Zied HY. Zied is Senior Data Scientist at Capgemini Consulting. He is specialized in building predictive models utilizing both traditional statistical methods (Generalized Linear Models, Mixed Effects Models, Ridge, Lasso, etc.) and modern machine learning techniques (XGBoost, Random Forests, Kernel Methods, neural networks, etc.).…
    Vincent Granville
  • The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules
    Summary:  Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies.   It appears that data science has…
    William Vorhies

Data Science Beagle resides in Plano and roams between data experts at:

Divergence Academy at 14683 Midway Rd, Ste. 145 Addison, TX 75001

Headstorm at Alto 211 Building, 211 North Ervay Street, Suite 5020, Dallas, TX 75201


If you’ve not heard of meetup, then you are missing out, as part of our community give back here’s just a few that you may find the Data Science Beagle sponsoring, co-organizing or attending in DFW area.

DFW Big Data learning all things NoSQL and Big Data, monthly meetings

Divergence Data Science Meetup hands on data science workshops and seminars

DFW Data Science talks algorithms and solves business problems

AWS Dallas its’ very cool to have our very own Dallas based AWS team


Tex-Mex Restaurants

Anamia’s is fun for family and has the best queso and enchiladas.

Uncle Julio’s has the freshest salsa and fajitas.

Love Tortilla Soup? Then you must try Mexigo.

Dog Friendly Patios

Katy Trail Icehouse Outpost

Holy Grail Pub

Pepper Smash