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Holiday Influence Online and Offline

By Jen Burns in Featured, Holiday Shopping Survey on January 14, 2014

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Each year with digital improvements, we see changes in the behavior of shoppers both online and offline. And each year, I hear from more people that they prefer shopping online. Well in our 4th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey, Baynote found some interesting things about both the online and offline shopper.

Algorithms, Merchandising and Psychology - Part 1

By Robin Morris in A Word from the Engineers, Featured on May 7, 2013

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I was going to write this blog about feature hashing, a massively useful trick when building classifiers and predictive models.  It saves the time and complexity of building a dictionary and allows the hashed feature vector to be smaller than the number of possible features.  It is smaller because the number of actual features in a particular data set is often much ... Read More »