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Data Science Summit Las Vegas 2012: Agenda, Speakers, Registration, Recently Added, etc.

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 26, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Splunk, Big Data’s First IPO, Begins Trading on Nasdaq Today

Sometime today, shares of the data analysis company Splunk will start trading on the Nasdaq National Market in New York, after pricing last night at $17 a share. The company’s offering has raised about $230 million.

Splunk…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 19, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

30 unusual applications of data sciences, analytics and big data

Outside the traditional business analytics / BI fields.

  1. Algorithms and Numerical Techniques
  2. Application Design and Porting Techniques…
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Added by Vincent Granville on April 12, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Statistical BS from autism geneticist in New York Times

By Michael Eisen | April 8, 2012

Last week Nature published the results of three studies (1,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 10, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Build in-demand skills for the growing analytics field

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Added by Capri on April 4, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Earthquake prediction through sunspots part II: common Data mining mistakes!

While I was writing the last post I was wondering how long before my followers notice the mistakes I introduced in the experiments.

Let's start the treasure hunt!

1. Don't always trust your data: often they are not homogeneous.

...click here to read the entire post

A good data miner must always check his dataset! you should always ask to yourself whether the data have been produced in a…

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Added by Cristian Mesiano on April 4, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

New article: Framing the Data Mining Problem

In the data mining process, where do data scientists like you and me add the most value?  Is it in exploring the data, uncovering anomalies and seeing relationships between elements?  In selecting transformations for the elements to improve their representations for modeling…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on April 4, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Competition for SAMSI Summer Programs and Workshops

By Richard Smith, Director of SAMSI



The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) announces a new call for proposals to organize a summer program or workshop focused on a topic within the broad spectrum of new or recent research themes covered by SAMSI, to take place during the summer of 2013. A…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 31, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Big data announcement coming from the big White House | New York Times

The federal government is beginning a major research initiative in big data computing. The effort, which will be announced on Thursday, involves several government agencies and departments, and commitments for the programs total $200 million.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Obama administration to push big data agenda | Gigaom

Big data must really be big to get its own White House-sanctioned research and development push.

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will host a  live…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Top 10 Business Analysis Skills for 2012 | Batimes

Author: Angela Wick, CBAP, PMP – Angela advises organizations in developing BACoEs, BA practices, and growing BA competencies. 
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Announcement from our Lavastorm Analytics Partner

Sponsored by:

Dear Analytic…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 27, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Statistician Justin Basset of New York requested to provide Facebook password when applying for a job | ABC News

When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his Facebook username and password.

Bassett, a New York City statistician, had just finished answering a few character questions when the…

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Added by Capri on March 24, 2012 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

Business Analytics Roadmap

It’s been quite a while since business intelligence was the sole province of high-level strategic planners and C-level executives. Today, BI tools and analytics insights are being used by increasing numbers of people to answer immediate tactical questions and identify optimal courses of action. This trend has been enabled and accelerated by the consumerization of IT and the “democratization” of tech knowledge. As…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 21, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Finally healthcare expenditures are shrinking in US

Hospitals laying off workers, blaming in on fewer patients and lower revenue... No statistical model was able to predict it, although the explanation is obvious.

After several years into Great Recession

  • Employers are…
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Added by Capri on March 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Analytics & the future of healthcare

Interesting stuff from the Analytics Magasine from INFORMS (The Operations Research Society):



Analytics & the future of healthcare

Market-driven reform already shifting emphasis from volume to value as industry leaders…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 20, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bayesia newsletter

First of all, our team is absolutely delighted that Judea Pearl won the ACM Turing Award, widely considered the "Nobel Prize in Computing". For well over a decade we've been exclusively committed to developing software based on Bayesian networks, a paradigm established…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 19, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Big Data: The Only Business Model That Tech Has Left | Forbes

Guest post written by Shomit Ghose

Shomit Ghose is a partner focused on information technology atONSET Ventures.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 14, 2012 at 8:19pm — No Comments

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