Letters to the younger self

Accessing Altermetric Data: a quick how to

Dear fellow student, I hereby want to share an interesting way to get access to an extensive data set in the field of Altmetrics. Several well developed Altmetric data providers collect a variety of metrics, thereby covering a large part of social attention that papers receive. One of these platforms is Altmetric.com. Info@altmetric.com In order…

Letters to the younger self

Machine Learning for Financial Applications

Using machine learning algorithms can be interesting to come to conclusions for your thesis. However, it also becomes very easily overly complicated. In order to prevent getting stuck with codes, data, and programming environments, I present a few tips and tricks. Firstly, make sure you understand what it takes when starting to program in a…