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Most state-of-the-art (SOTA) time series classification methods are limited by high computational complexity. This makes them slow to train on smaller datasets and effectively unusable on large datasets.

Recently, ROCKET (RandOM Convolutional KErnel Transform) has achieved SOTA of accuracy in just a fraction of the time as other SOTA time…


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Conventional machine learning algorithms, such as linear regression and xgboost, operate in “batch” mode. That is, they fit a model using a full dataset in one go. Updating that model with new data requires fitting a brand new model from scratch using both the new data and the old data.

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Cross validation is a useful procedure to help select optimal hyperparameters for a machine learning model. It is especially useful for smaller datasets, where there is not enough data to create representative train, validation, and test sets. …

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Sktime is a popular new python package for time series machine learning. The contributors continue to fix bugs and add new features — and invite you to contribute too!

Why contribute to sktime?

  1. Improve your skills in machine learning and coding.
  2. Learn the nuts-and-bolts of machine learning algorithms.
  3. Build your…

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Machine Learning

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Outlier detection is a machine learning task that aims to identify rare items, events, or observations that deviate from the “norm” or general distribution of the given data.

An anomaly is something that arouses suspicion that it was generated by different data generating mechanism

The Outlier Detection Machine Learning Task

In the outlier detection task, the…

This is an exciting development! This will certainly be useful for many practitioners.

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PyOD is a Python library with a comprehensive set of scalable, state-of-the-art (SOTA) algorithms for detecting outlying data points in multivariate data. This task is commonly referred to as Outlier Detection or Anomaly Detection.

The outlier detection task aims to identify rare items, events, or observations that deviate from the…

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Outliers, or anomalies are data points that deviate from the norm of a dataset. They arouse suspicion that they were generated by a different mechanism.

Anomaly detection is (usually) an unsupervised learning task where the objective is to identify suspicious observations in data. …

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