Articles tagged "Normal Deviance"
Hugh Miller comments on the plethora of packages available to data scientists, and its implications for businesses.
Posted on: August 7, 2018
“Letting the ATO link to other datasets may feel a little ‘big brother’ but it makes filling out my tax return massively simpler,” writes Hugh Miller as he considers the importance of trust in increasingly advanced use of data and models.
Posted on: July 30, 2018
The Facebook - Cambridge Analytica saga has dominated headlines. It has been a useful case study for companies thinking about their data and partnerships arrangements.
Posted on: May 4, 2018
Regular columnist Hugh Miller reflects on the books that he’s found most useful in his career so far.
Posted on: March 27, 2018
A big data parable, wherein Alice learns steady steps and Bob aims big.
Posted on: September 28, 2017
‘Data scientist’ clearly overlaps with pre-existing jobs like statisticians, business analysts and even actuaries, but as our resident Data columnist Hugh Miller reports, it also carries its own flavour. The proof is in the data.
Posted on: August 31, 2017
My previous column praised the virtues of the generalised linear model. This month we dismember it and look to more modern approaches to fill the void.
Posted on: July 3, 2017
In this column, we celebrate the success of the generalised linear model and explore why they are so popular. In its companion column, we’ll look at the model’s limitations and ask whether there are better alternatives.
Posted on: June 29, 2017
Welcome to Actuaries Digital’s new (semi-regular) column about data analytics! Here, Hugh Miller, Senior Actuary at Taylor Fry, will explore common questions about analytics, and occasionally, answer them too.
Posted on: April 6, 2017