Posts by 'Ramandeep Singh Nanda' – Page 2

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Retrofit 2.0 Conditional Authentication

You might run into a scenario where you might require conditional authentication with Retrofit 2.0.

This post provides an example of integration with the Lyft API. In case of the Lyft API, first we need to authenticate with and query the oauth/token endpoint to obtain the OAUTH token ...

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Why you should use square root of Gini Index

In this post I will explain why you should use square root of Gini index while building decision tree classification models. In decision tress, We know that at every node we need to choose a feature that provides the best split i.e. the feature that reduces the child nodes ...

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Opening Box Office Weekend Prediction


We investigate whether tweets the amount and sentiment in them can predict opening weekend of box office. Specifically we target a threshold i.e. around 30 million dollars, but more specifically it is the mean of the opening weekend of the entire dataset.

About the Dataset

Labeled data for classifying tweets

This dataset was obtained from multiple sources and contains manually labeled dataset.

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

ADF querying the policy store

Earlier, I had covered an example here, which showed how to dynamically create users and map the application roles to enterprise groups. In this post, the sample application is extended to show how you can query the application roles from the application stripe(application specific policies). To query the application ...

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Automatically Detect Content Encoding

You might be aware that there are different content encoding formats for encoding the text. Generally, it is safe to use UTF encoding, but at least you would expect that the websites would specify the encoding format in the response. Alas, you might find certain sites , which just send the ...