Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
By Rajeshekara V. Maiya, Infosys.
Each year, we add two billion hexabytes (that’s two billion billion bytes) of data just in social conversation. American companies, across 15 sectors, with more than 1,000 employees each store on an average more data than the U.S. Library of Congress.
Move over, Information Age, the era of big data…Continue
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November 7, 2011
How companies are achieving competitive advantage through analytics
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A new affordable Springer_Briefs book "Healthcare Management Engineering: What Does This Fancy Term Really Mean? The Use of Operations Management in Healthcare Settings" is now…Continue
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It is certainly true that texting while driving (by young driver) is dangerous, and increases the risk of accidents. However how do we assess car crash risks?
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This week another analytics company raked in a fresh round of funding. This time it was entity-oriented text analytics software provider, Digital Reasoning. While the amount has not been publicly stated, the small Tennessee-based company has scored some major federal contracts since 2004—and with the new investment claims it will be…Continue
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Welcome to the UC Irvine Machine Learning Repository!We currently maintain 211 data sets as a service to the machine learning community. You may view all data sets through our searchable interface. Our old web site is still available, for those who prefer the…
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In the real world rarely a problem can be solved using just a single algorithm, more often a solution is a chain of algorithms where the output of the former is the input for the follower.
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With health care and medical fraud costing consumers over $100 billion dollars in the United States alone, there has never been a more important time for…
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This article was published in many publications / newspapers over the last few days, see e.g. http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/12/06/many-earths-out-there-nearly-all-kepler-planets-may-be-real-deal/.
What's very interesting is that planet detection is based entirely on statistical technology: the planets can't be seen no matter how powerful your…Continue
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We've experienced a number of small Internet problems that were easily fixed, just before Thanksgiving. But there was one attack that looked very weird, and the motivation behind this failed plot is obscure. Most likely, our publication of new material to better and automatically detect scammers on social networks probably triggered the retaliation. We've experienced this type of retaliation in the past, when…Continue
In this recent editorial about the Occupy Wall Street movement, Richard Kim profiles a protestor that despite having a master’s degree can’t find a job. This particular protestor quit his job as a school teacher three years ago and took out a $35K student loan to obtain a master’s degree in puppetry from the University of Connecticut. I…Continue
Most analytic people would agree that lottery is a tax on the innumerate. However, for this statement to be true, we need to assume that winning numbers (and any combination of digits from these numbers) are truly random. If not, of course smart people are going to find and devise algorithms to increase their odds of winning, and/or will try to sell their magic "winning numbers" to idiots. …Continue
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We tested how Google and Bing are vulnerable to sophisticated algorithmic attacks that could potentially erase all paid ads and organic search results on search engines.
An algorithmic attack is defined by the following…Continue
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Source: Joshua Kitlas.
I have been working on this (mostly) annotated collection of tools and articles that I believe would be of help to both the data dabbler and professional. If you are a data…Continue
Cloudera founder Christophe Bisciglia unveiled his new startup Odiago this morning, giving to the business side scoop to TechCrunch and the technical details to Curt Monash. The company is launching a product called Wibidata (“we be data”) specializing in…Continue
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