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Mark Richards replied to Manish's discussion Modeling Rare Events in the group Analytical Techniques
""...a form of bootstrap sampling to boost your rare event cases higher for development purposes " Have you considered adaptive methods (e.g Gradient Boosting aka Salford System's "Tree Net")?"
Aug 25, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Mikhail Gorelkin's discussion A new book "Computational Social Network Analysis. Trends, Tools and Research Advances" (November 2009)... in the group Social Network Analytics
"Do a search on "Introduction to Statistical Relational Learning" Getoor and Taskar. There's a ton of relevant hits. The book is avaialable on Amazon."
Jul 25, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Mikhail Gorelkin's discussion A new book "Computational Social Network Analysis. Trends, Tools and Research Advances" (November 2009)... in the group Social Network Analytics
"There's a table of contents here: http://www.cs.umd.edu/srl-book/"
Jul 25, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Yi-Chun Tsai's discussion two-stage models to improve response prediction
"Hi Yi-Chun, Yes, it's pretty much that simple, and makes that much sense. I'd say Greene's "Econometrics" is a good place to start, and if you really want a deep dive then Maddala's book. You might just search on…"
Jul 25, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Yi-Chun Tsai's discussion two-stage models to improve response prediction
"Yi-Chun's response is a fairly common approach (and a good description). The problem is that it assumes that the amount of the sale is independent of the probability of responding to the advertisement. If this assumption doesn't make…"
Jul 22, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Mikhail Gorelkin's discussion A new book "Computational Social Network Analysis. Trends, Tools and Research Advances" (November 2009)... in the group Social Network Analytics
"I like Getoor and Taskar's recent book: http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/author/default.asp?aid=20060"
Jul 22, 2009
Mark Richards and Navin singh are now friends
Jun 19, 2009
Mark Richards replied to Vincent Granville's discussion How to prevent scores from caking in scoring models?
""I think there is a way to build Boosted Trees in R, but I'm not 100% sure." Grerg Ridgeway contributed "GBM" to cRan. But as I said above, if you only have a limited set of discrete covariate patterns, I don't think…"
Jun 19, 2009

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14 years statistician in various industries (pharma, credit, insurance, retail, cpg & entertainment)
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http://www.linkedin.com/pub/0/611/179
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
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At 11:13am on February 15, 2009, Mike Kruger said…
Good to hear from you again. I hope the years have been kind to you.

Mike
At 7:43pm on September 13, 2008, fency said…
Hi Mark
How are you?long time no see?
Fency
At 4:58pm on September 8, 2008, Greg Schopp said…
Mark,

Tried calling you at ISO, you still there?

Greg
At 9:34am on June 26, 2008, Muhammad Riaz said…
hi Mark,
Thank you for inviting me to your group.
Best Wishes,
Muhammad
At 9:23am on June 23, 2008, Mary Parker said…
Thank you Mark. Let me know when I can be of assistance.

Mary
At 11:21am on June 5, 2008, Patrice Latinne said…
Thanks a lot, Mark for the great information you shared on my wall about emerging issues. I do appreciate. I'll provide some feedback as soon as possible.
Cheers,

Patrice
At 11:36pm on May 14, 2008, Vladimir Lukin said…
Mark,

Thanks for pointing that book by Soumen Chakrabarti "Mining the Web" good intro into Web and HTTP basics, and I am looking forward studying a little bit harder statistical techniques applied to web data.

VL
At 5:52pm on April 22, 2008, fency said…
first of all thanks for the invitation into ur friends group....ya am living in wheaton,IL...why did u ask me?
At 11:10am on April 15, 2008, Carol M Lazo said…
Thanks for the invite ;)
At 4:49am on March 14, 2008, Muhammad Riaz said…
Thank you for adding me as a friend.
Best Regards
 
 
 

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