The Top 25 Coolest Data Science Terms
Does anyone know what these terms really mean? Sure, a handful of nerds know. Like the roughly 50,000 ranked Kaggle members.
But these esoteric terms only scratch the surface of what the world’s data scientists have come up with to describe, promote, and ultimately obfuscate their day to day jobs.
We thought it would be worthwhile to catalog some of the best, but lesser known, terms of art in data science, ranked by how cool they sound.
THE TOP 25 COOLEST SOUNDING DATA SCIENCE TERMS
10 Max Pooling
15 P Hat
Looking for more? We can’t say that all of these terms sound cool, but KDNuggets has assembled a fairly definitive glossary of 277 data science terms with references and occasional pictures.
And we try to publish a running list of cool terms in the Deducive Twitter feed.
A Note on Methodology
Our rankings are based on a rigorously unscientific process involving opinion, argument, and flights of fancy. However, it is safe to say that many of these terms are growing rapidly in popularity.
We’ve charted Google search trends for the top 5 terms using the gtrendsR package below.