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Learning Predictive Analytics with Python by Ashish Kumar

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Chapter 9. Best Practices for Predictive Modelling

As we have seen in all the chapters on the modelling techniques, a predictive model is nothing but a set of mathematical equations derived using a few lines of codes. In essence, this code together with a slide-deck highlighting the high-level results from the model constitute a project. However, the user of our solution is more interested in finding a solution for the problem he is facing in the business context. It is the responsibility of the analyst or the data scientist to offer the solution in a way that is user-friendly and maximizes output or insights.

There are some general guidelines that can be followed for the optimum results in a predictive modelling project. As predictive modelling ...

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