PySpark ML + NLP Workshop

Objectives: 1. Explore Amazon reviews 2. Sentimentalize the reviews 3. Word frequency by helpfulness Workshop Resources Azure Notebooks Library – Sentiment Notebook – Commoners Notebook More information Datasets http://jmcauley.ucsd.edu/data/amazon/¬† | Amazon reviews for NLP http://mpqa.cs.pitt.edu/lexicons/effect_lexicon/ | +/- Effect Lexicon Packages http://nlp.johnsnowlabs.com/ | Spark Package for NLP https://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/ml-guide.html | Spark ML guide – focus on DataFrame… Continue reading


Scaling Python for Data Science using Spark

Python is the de facto language of Data Science & Engineering. (IMHO R is grand for statisticians, but Python is for the rest of us.) As a prominent language in the field, it only makes sense that Apache Spark supports it with Python specific APIs. Spark makes it so easy to use Python¬† that it… Continue reading