KL, Malaysia • firstname.lastname@example.org • ammar-alyousfi.com • +601162078955
2018 → (Sep 2019, expected)
2012 → 2016
Data analysis and machine learning: Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-learn, Jupyter Notebook, SQL, Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3), limited experience in Hadoop.
Text analysis and NLP: Regular expressions, Wordcloud, limited experience in NLTK.
Web scraping: BeautifulSoup, Selenium.
Data visualization: Matplotlib, Seaborn, limited experience in Tableau.
Misc: Lyx (LaTeX IDE), Git, graphic design (Adobe Photoshop, GIMP), Google Analytics.
Languages: fluent in English (TOEFL: 102/120 in 2016), native Arabic, basic Malay.
YouTube Trending Video Analysis: Analyzed a dataset describing 40,000+ trending YouTube videos to answer interesting questions like “What are the most common words in video titles?”, “Which channels and which categories have the largest number of trending videos?”, etc. Also looked at the relatioship between likes and views, correlation between variables, the publishing time distribution of trending videos, and many more. (Python, Pandas, Matplotlib, Seaborn, WordCloud, Jupyter Notebook).
Analysis of Top Reddit posts: Analyzed the top 1,000 posts of 18 popular subreddits on reddit.com. Found the most common words and n-grams, used word clouds to show them, explored title-length and comment-count distribution, etc. (Python, Pandas, NLTK, WordCloud, Matplotlib, Seaborn).
Kaggle Machine-Learning Competitions: Participated in many competitions. Some are:
House Price Prediction, An End-to-End ML Project: End-to-end analysis including data preparation and cleaning, exploratory data analysis, feature engineering and hyperparameter tuning, modeling using KNN, SVM, neural networks, and other models, and evaluation and result analysis. (Python, Pandas, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Scikit-learn, XGBoost).
s3upload: Automates uploading files to AWS S3. (Python, boto3).
Focus Phase: An open-source time-tracker command-line application with statistics and visualizations. Published on the Python Package Index. (Python, process management, Matplotlib).
To view these projects and more, please visit my personal website (ammar-alyousfi.com), Kaggle profile (kaggle.com/ammar111/kernels), Github profile (github.com/ammar1y), and Stack Overflow profile (stackoverflow.com/users/2282785/ammar).