Python is a very popular coding language for doing predictive modeling and data science. We have been discussing python as part of our ongoing Predictive Analytics podcast series for the Society of Actuaries. The first two episodes are available for listening now:
This is the first of a few podcasts focused on Python, a popular tool for predictive modeling and machine learning. In this episode, join Anders Larson, FSA, MAAA and Shea Parkes, FSA, MAAA as they cover some basics and talk about when Python may be a good idea to try.
Join hosts Anders Larson, FSA, MAAA, and Shea Parkes, FSA, MAAA, for the second in a series of podcasts focused on Python. After giving an introduction to the popular programming language in our previous episode, they discuss some key concepts in Python, such as its object-oriented framework, the idea of namespaces, the ability to create package sets and a few other topics.
The full backlog of podcasts in this Predictive Analytics series is available here (and on Stitcher etc).