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Save yourself from zombie apocalypse from unscalable models
One living and breathing zombie in today’s analytical models is the pulsating absence of error bars. Not every model is scalable or holds ground with increasing data. Error bars that is tagged to almost every models should be duly calibrated. As business models rake in more data the error bars keep it sensible and in check. If error bars are not accounted for, we will make our models susceptible to failure leading us to halloween that we never wants to see.
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Q:How do you handle missing data? What imputation techniques do you recommend?
A: * If data missing at random: deletion has no bias effect, but decreases the power of the analysis by decreasing the effective sample size
* Recommended: Knn imputation, Gaussian mixture imputation
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Torture the data, and it will confess to anything. Ronald Coase
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