Category: Analytics

Ramblings on Causality and Big Data

The study of causality has fascinated humans since the pre-Socratic ages when Democritus had supposedly confessed: “I would rather discover one cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.”

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Sentiment Analysis Algorithm – Demystified (in layman’s terms)

Let us get the definitions straight first! Sentiment is the attitude of a speaker or a writer towards anything, such as a personality, business, product or even a place. Sentiment analysis is the method of equipping a computer algorithm to determine the writer’s sentiment using Natural Language Processing (NLP).

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What’s trending now in Analytics?

In the Information Age, data-driven decision making gives the competitive edge for organisations. Traditionally, companies used Quantitative data analysis to understand key trends and forecast future outcomes. This paradigm is now shifting towards mining insights from voluminous unstructured data.

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