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First Principles Approach in Data Science
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First Principles Approach in Data Science

Last Updated on July 24, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Benjamin Obi Tayo Ph.D.

Originally published on Towards AI.

a. Problem Framing

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The first principles approach to problem-solving is the act of breaking a problem down to the fundamental parts and building up from there. This method is well known to physicists dating back as far as the days of Aristotle. The first principles method is a very efficient method for problem-solving. Elon Musk (CEO of Tesla and SpaceX) is well known for applying the first principles method for solving technological and engineering problems.

In this article, we discuss how the first principles method can be used to simplify data science tasks. We shall consider two case studies.

In case study 1,… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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