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The Kaggle Book

By : Konrad Banachewicz, Luca Massaron
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Book Image

The Kaggle Book

5 (2)
By: Konrad Banachewicz, Luca Massaron

Overview of this book

Millions of data enthusiasts from around the world compete on Kaggle, the most famous data science competition platform of them all. Participating in Kaggle competitions is a surefire way to improve your data analysis skills, network with an amazing community of data scientists, and gain valuable experience to help grow your career. The first book of its kind, The Kaggle Book assembles in one place the techniques and skills you’ll need for success in competitions, data science projects, and beyond. Two Kaggle Grandmasters walk you through modeling strategies you won’t easily find elsewhere, and the knowledge they’ve accumulated along the way. As well as Kaggle-specific tips, you’ll learn more general techniques for approaching tasks based on image, tabular, textual data, and reinforcement learning. You’ll design better validation schemes and work more comfortably with different evaluation metrics. Whether you want to climb the ranks of Kaggle, build some more data science skills, or improve the accuracy of your existing models, this book is for you. Plus, join our Discord Community to learn along with more than 1,000 members and meet like-minded people!
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part I: Introduction to Competitions
Part II: Sharpening Your Skills for Competitions
Part III: Leveraging Competitions for Your Career
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Running your Notebook

All the coding is finished, the Notebook seems to be working fine, and you are ready to execute. To do that, go to the upper-right corner of your Notebook page and click Save Version.

Figure 3.6: Saving your script

Save & Run All is usually used to execute the script, but there is also a Quick Save option, which can be used to save an intermediate version of the script before it is ready for submission:

Figure 3.7: Different options for Save Version

Once you have launched your script(s), you can head to the lower-left corner and click on Active Events:

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Figure 3.8: Monitoring active events

In this manner, you can monitor the behavior of your Notebooks. Normal execution is associated with the message Running; otherwise, it is displayed as Failed. Should you decide that you want to kill a running session for whatever reason (for instance, you realize that you forgot to use the most recent data), you can do it by clicking...