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Challenge of the week: Piecewise linear clustering versus SVM
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Challenge of the week - Continued fractions for predictive modeling
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Modeling of Garments industry Data
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Challenge of the week - May 20
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Challenge of the Week
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Challenge of the week
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Challenge of the Week
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Idea to track the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared
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Wrong traffic statistics reported by
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Alexa versus to quantify website traffic
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How to benchmark a metric?
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Predicting the US government collapse and its impact
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Clustering idea for very large datasets
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Metadata for document indexing, cataloguing, copyright protection and forensics
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The dangers of pseudo analytic science
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Data Analytics for Beginners - Udemy

This course helps you learn simple but powerful ways to work with data.It is designed to be help people with limited statistical or programming skills quickly become productive in an increasingly digitized workplace.In this course you will use R (an open-sourced, easy to use data mining tool) and practice with real life data-sets.We focus on the application and provide you with plenty of support material for your long term learning.It also includes a project that you can attempt when you feel…See More
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Online Master of Science in Data Science - Lewis University

Discover the meaning within big dataLewis University's online Master of Science in Data Science degree program is designed to provide you a heightened mathematical and computer science skillset to address the issues surrounding the analysis of big data. The field of data science uses mathematical theory and techniques from probability, statistics, linear algebra, and modeling, along with computer science concepts and skills in distributed storage, distributed processing, networks, security,…See More
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Salary survey for actuaries

This is not a full range of compensation packages. We find that the salaries + bonuses of 80% of the actuaries that we speak with fall within these ranges (the top and bottom 10% are excluded). These ranges are for students and designated actuaries who are serving in more or less traditional actuarial roles.  Compensation packages for this purpose include salary plus bonus.  Years of experience begins with first full-time actuarial experience. All types of actuarial employment - insurance,…See More

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Short Bio:
Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of big data, predictive modeling, digital and business analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic optimization and growth. Over the last ten years, he has worked in real-time credit card fraud detection with Visa, advertising mix optimization with CNET, change point detection with Microsoft, online user experience with Wells Fargo, search intelligence with InfoSpace, automated bidding with eBay, click fraud detection with major search engines, ad networks and large advertising clients.

Most recently, Vincent launched Data Science Central, the leading social network for big data, business analytics and data science practitioners. Vincent is a former post-doctorate of Cambridge University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. He was among the finalists at the Wharton School Business Plan Competition and at the Belgian Mathematical Olympiads. Vincent has published 40 papers in statistical journals and is an invited speaker at international conferences. He also developed a new data mining technology known as hidden decision trees, owns multiple patents, published the first data science book, and raised $6MM in start-up funding. Vincent is a top 20 big data influencers according to Forbes, was featured on CNN, and is #1 in Gil Press' A-List of data scientists.

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Why the human species hasn't produced trillionaires yet?

I just did a quick computation. Let's say that you are born in extreme poverty, and your net worth (yearly revenue and assets) is just $1 by the time you reach 20 years old. Let's say you think and work (on average) 1% faster than the average guy - in short producing just 1% more valuable output than the average guy, each day. Let's say that you leverage half of this advantage for your own growth (to produce compound return), and the other half for your quality of life (nice restaurants and…


Posted on May 5, 2014 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments

Comparing apples and oranges

Interesting cartoon:

Click here to see a few more cartoons about analytics /…


Posted on March 23, 2014 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

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Predictive Analytics World, May 12-15, 2014 in Toronto is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive…


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How much is big data compressible? An interesting theorem.

I am doing some research to compress data available as tables (rows and columns, or cubes) more efficiently. This is the reverse data science approach: instead of receiving compressed data and applying statistical techniques to extract insights, here, we are looking at uncompressed data, extract all possible insights, and eliminate everything but the insights, to compress the data.…


Posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — 15 Comments

David Hand's interview: about miracles and rare events | Forbes

David Hand, a leading statistician, is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and senior research investigator at Imperial College London. He’s the former president of the Royal Statistical Society and chief scientific advisor to hedge fund Winton Capital.…



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At 1:15am on June 24, 2013, Hina Ranglani said…
sir,looking for a answer how
scaling up for high dimensional data& high speed data streams..
At 4:07am on April 12, 2013, Nene Lawani said…
Thanks Vincent! Sorry I missed this earlier...
At 4:06pm on March 10, 2013, Serge Kozlov said…

Thanks for the invite!

At 10:52am on March 10, 2013, Robert Downing said…

Thanks for the invite!

At 3:41am on March 9, 2013, Shane Campbell said…


thanks for adding me. can i ask you why you choose to add people like me? didn't see it coming?



At 11:23am on March 8, 2013, Madhusudan Dusi said…


Thanks a ton for the friendship, it matters a lot, so happy to accept your hand of friendship

Cheers & Regards


At 6:37am on February 21, 2013, hunter.robertallan said…

Thanks also for the invite. I do have a question about data mining methods and tools. I have a specific situation in mind at work, and would like some professional feedback. Anyone willing to lend an ear and opinion..? thanks...rob

At 4:01am on February 17, 2013, Rishi Jain said…

Hey Vincent,


Sometime back I saw internship material on your site. I am working in the Analytics Industry and looking for improving my technical skills. Please let me know in case you guys are offering any internships which I can pursue along with my job.



At 3:04pm on December 19, 2012, Vickie Comrie said…

Thanks Vincent!  I am honored to be your friend.



At 1:05pm on September 29, 2012, Ankit Sharma said…

Thank you Vincent. 


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