Using GeoSpatial Data Analytics: A Friendly Guide to Estimate Population
April 19th, 2021

  A friendly introduction to remote sensing and how-to guide on handling and visualizing geospatial data using Rasterio and Folium. Applying all code on Uganda, Africa, by using WorldPop data. Authors:  Johnny Lau, Albert Um   Prerequisites ❌ Limited knowle

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The Complete Life Cycle of Data: From Exploration to Deployment
April 15th, 2021

The purpose of this article is to summarize the predictive modeling process, from exploring the data to deploying the prediction. This includes the thought process behind various decisions during the process, be it selecting the features that could help with better pred

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Feature Analysis and Machine Learning for Road Safety
March 23rd, 2021

As a part of Omdena’s project with iRap, a vital step was to undertake a feature analysis to determine which of iRap´s 66 road features have the most impact on road safety. Team team used various statistical methods and regression models to determine feature impo

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NLP Data Preparation: From Regex to Word Cloud Packages and Data Visualization
March 11th, 2021

“REGEX‘’ and “Word Clouds” for Natural Language Processing (NLP) data preparation? `Yesss! Regex, short for “the regular expression”, is not an old technique to find and extract text data. It is still one of the basic techniques used in scrapin

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NLP Analysis and Feature Engineering: Untangling the Data To Help NGOs Get Funding
March 4th, 2021

A Natural Language Processing (NLP) analysis pipeline walkthrough for feature extraction, scraping Twitter, Google, and 1200 PDF files through automated APIs. The overall approach allowed us to gather data that visualizes several billion dollars of not for profit grant

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