Modelling of Customer Behavior

INTRODUCTION In an environment where the only constant is innovation, the high-tech and telecommunications sectors are grappling with rapid changes in customer behavior and the competitive landscape. As the industry shifts its focus from products to solutions and emphasizes mobility and cloud-based delivery models, high-tech and telecommunications companies are rethinking all aspects of their go-to-market … Continue reading Modelling of Customer Behavior

Effects of Lifestyle on Aging

Effects of lifestyle on Aging Introduction: There have been many studies focused on understanding physical and cognitive changes that define aging. These studies spread their effort in identifying genetic, physical, behavioral, and environmental factors. These are primary factors that affect the aging process and understand the interrelationship between aging and various diseases. Objective: Explore the … Continue reading Effects of Lifestyle on Aging

Taxi Travel-time Prediction

MOTIVATION Taxi dispatch system is a complicated and challenging task given the traffic dynamics of a modern urban locality. A properly managed dispatch system reduces traffic congestion as well as improving local economy. Thus the real-time estimation of travel time for taxis is of great importance for existing electronic dispatch systems. Current electronic dispatch system … Continue reading Taxi Travel-time Prediction

Studying Twitter Sentiment of Football Superstars

Introduction The growth in micro-blogging activity on sites over the last few years has been phenomenal.  Platforms like Twitter offer an easy outlet for people to express their opinions and companies are increasingly getting interested in capturing these insights about customer behaviour and preferences that could help generate more revenues. The staggering amount of data … Continue reading Studying Twitter Sentiment of Football Superstars

Topic Transition Modelling in Online Conversations

The Beginning – In the beginning there was an Idea The idea of topic modelling developed en-route a bus trip. The motivation was simple –  to model the randomness in topic transition and see if it was generalizable – in short, are our ‘random talks’ really that random; and if they are, can they be … Continue reading Topic Transition Modelling in Online Conversations

Rossmann Sales Prediction

Introduction: Rossmann operates a chain of drug stores across 7 European countries. Rossmann decided to apply a single solution across all stores in Germany which capture their each store characteristics, sales pattern and able to forecast sales of each store of 6 weeks in advance. Impact on Company: Reliable sales forecasts enable store managers to create effective … Continue reading Rossmann Sales Prediction

Movie Recommendation System Using Twitter Data

Twitter is one of the most popular social networking websites in the world. As of the third quarter of 2015, it has around 307 million active users. Every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are tweeted, which corresponds to over 350,000 tweets sent per minute, 500 million tweets per day and around 200 billion tweets … Continue reading Movie Recommendation System Using Twitter Data

In -Hospital Intensive Care Unit Mortality Prediction Model

Introduction to the problem statement Use of Artificial Intelligence in the hospitals Healthcare industry by its very nature touches upon the life of each and every citizen and contributes 4% of India’s GDP (Source) as of 2013. The mammoth amount of data generated has been used for decisions and artificial intelligence has a big role … Continue reading In -Hospital Intensive Care Unit Mortality Prediction Model

Citi Group: Data Scientist Challenge

The Data Scientist Challenge The Data Scientist Challenge, Powered by Citi Digital Acceleration, was launched in October 2015 with the objective to promote creatively newer approaches to mine data, discover actionable customer insights and build an impact. More details can be found at https://www.datascientistchallenge.com/ Credit card industry: Credit card industry has lot of information rich … Continue reading Citi Group: Data Scientist Challenge

‘What’s Cooking?’ – A sneak peek into Classifiers and Web Scraping

“Picture yourself strolling through your local, open-air market… What do you see? What do you smell? What will you make for dinner tonight?” What’s cooking – The International platter The motivation for the Kaggle Competition named What’s Cooking was to predict the category of a dish’s cuisine given a list of its ingredients. Some of our strongest geographic and … Continue reading ‘What’s Cooking?’ – A sneak peek into Classifiers and Web Scraping

US Elections 2016 – Sentiment and Network Analysis

US ELECTIONS – SENTIMENT AND NETWORK ANALYSIS BASED ON TWITTER DATA FEED   INTRODUCTION Social Media has become a new norm of life for billions of people today. With an ever increasing amount of time spent online sharing information, opinions and emotions, sites like Facebook ,Twitter and Google+ have become hot data spots, waiting to be … Continue reading US Elections 2016 – Sentiment and Network Analysis