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Covid-19 Trends in the Netherlands

Two weeks ago, I made a visualization that shows how Covid-19 cases spread in the Netherlands from the beginning of March and how grim …

How Easy Is It to Understand What Donald Trump Says?

Aside from their political differences, Donald Trump and Barack Obama have very contrasting personalities, traits and characters. Obama …

Which Presidential Debate Was More Chaotic?

Many people watched the first Presidential Debate between Biden and Trump and thought that this debate was chaotic, full of vulgar …

Explaining Machine Learning Models Using Contextual Importance and Contextual Utility

Introduction What Kinds of explanation does CIU generate? How does CIU work? A toy example: predicting breast Permutation feature …

The Happiest, Saddest, Most Energetic and Most Popular Persian Singers on Spotify

Introduction I am a music lover, and like my other hobbies, I am really interested in applying data science methods to it. A few months …

Analyzing the 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates - Part 2

1. Introduction Many of us could not watch every 2020 Democratic Primary debate. It was important for some of us to know what happened …

Analyzing the 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Debates - Part 1

I am not a US citizen, nor have I been to the United States, but that does not mean that I should not care about the result of the US …

Going Back to the Roots! How Much Influence Did Arabic Have on Persian Literature?

Since the conquest of Persia (now Iran) by the Muslim forces in the 7th century, Arabic culture and language have had an enormous …

The Map of Spotify Songs

In the 4th week of the Tidy Tuesday project, a very interesting and fun dataset was proposed to the data science community. The dataset …

EuADS Summer School 2019, Explanations in Philosophy and Psychology Talk by Christos Bechlivanidis

In my last post, I shared my notes from two talks at Explainable Data Science summer school in Luxembourg. Although every talk in the …