Month: April 2017

Model Accuracy: Basic Concepts

Published April 26, 2017.

One of the characteristics that a good model should have is to be accurate. In this article, we will discuss what is meant by accuracy and how we define what is meant by an accurate prediction. Let’s first review what we mean when we want our models to be accurate. Accurate models are defined as […]

Crime & Commute in Toronto

Published April 5, 2017.

I was talking to a co-worker and she mentioned how there were parts of Toronto she avoided and that sparked something. Wouldn’t it be nice to know if our commute crosses the more dangerous parts of Toronto? That way I don’t unknowingly get off at a stop in a neighbourhood that has the highest number […]