can we find out which variables are important for carrying out logisitc regression before carrying out logistic regression?
Added by Minethedata on October 18, 2010 at 9:17am —
Added by Vincent Granville on October 21, 2010 at 1:36pm —
- Billions of dollars are poured each year into online advertising programs (display and pay-per-click advertising)
- Ads are displayed on websites that attract lots of visitors.
- Web sites attracting visitors do so because they have great content.…
Added by Vincent Granville on October 19, 2010 at 10:00pm —
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Predixion Software today introduced Predixion PMML Connexion(TM), an interface that provides Predixion Insight(TM), the company's low-cost, self-service in the cloud predictive analytics solution, direct and seamless access to SAS, SPSS (IBM) and other predictive models for use by Predixion Insight customers. Predixion PMML Connexion enables companies to leverage their significant investments in legacy predictive analytics solutions at a… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 19, 2010 at 11:30am —
Ron Fredericks writes: The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Machine Learning / Data Mining Camp event had a full house. The video presented here attempts to capture both the content and the excitement surrounding this event:
Added by Ron Fredericks on October 11, 2010 at 8:12pm —
SAS Institute has joined the “Change the Equation” educational initiative announced last week by President Barack Obama, the Cary-based maker of business analytics software announced Wednesday.
SAS is among dozens of organizations that will work with the White House on ways to improve science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education.
“As a high tech company, SAS depends on a strong educational system for its long-term success,” said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight.… Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on October 9, 2010 at 9:30am —
A few weeks ago it was revealed that Google and the CIA—two organizations whose job it is to know what’s going on in the present—are working together to learn what will happen in the future. Through their respective investment arms—Google Ventures and In-Q-Tel—the geeks and the spooks each took a stake in a little-known Cambridge, Mass., company called Recorded Future, which bills itself as “the world’s first temporal analytics engine.” By scanning websites, news stories, blogs and Twitter… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 8, 2010 at 2:14pm —
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By Liz Pulliam Weston -- Money Talk
Dear Liz: I'm going to owe nearly $40,000 in student loans when I graduate in the spring with an associate's degree in political science with paralegal studies as my major. I'm attending an online university. Is this debt worth it, and is the school I'm attending credible enough for employment? I'm very worried.
Answer: You should be. You've borrowed a small fortune to get a two-year degree that would have cost about $5,000 at your local… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 4, 2010 at 7:28pm —
By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY
The Associated Press
Monday, September 27, 2010; 6:19 PM
NEW YORK -- Have you been working to boost your credit score before trying to get a mortgage? It may not yield the payback you expect.
The mortgage loan interest rates offered to borrowers with stellar FICO scores aren't much lower than the rates offered to those with a middle-of-the-road 720 score these days.
That means that efforts to drive up a credit score to lofty heights… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 4, 2010 at 7:23pm —
In my last article, we examined the shadow inventory to determine how many distressed properties (not on MLS) were almost certain to be forced onto the market in the not-to-distant future.
For a sensible follow up, let's take an in-depth look at so-called "strategic defaults" to see how many homeowners are likely to "walk away" from their mortgage debt although they might be financially able to continue paying it.
Strategic Default Defined
According to… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on October 4, 2010 at 7:20pm —
Hidden Decision Trees
is a statistical and data mining methodology (just like logistic regression, SVM, neural networks or decision trees) to handle problems with large amounts of data, non-linearities and strongly correlated independent variables.
The technique is easy to implement in any programming language. It is more robust than decision trees or logistic regression. Implementations typically rely heavily on large, granular hash tables.
No decision tree is… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 17, 2009 at 10:30pm —
VisLab's adventure on the Silk road…
Added by Vincent Granville on September 30, 2010 at 9:00pm —
In recent news about the… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 27, 2010 at 2:41pm —
510 of Analytic Bridge visitors have participated in a data mining tool survey, where the respondents were asked to make selection… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 27, 2010 at 2:39pm —
Here is one more example on how Predictive Analytics may help professionals to make better decisions. For this post a total of 3000 Social Media title posts where analyzed to gain -hopefully- important insights for Social Media professionals. To achieve this, Text Mining was used to analyze the text of titles, identify the most important subjects (do posts… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 27, 2010 at 2:13pm —
Our clients and candidates frequently ask for reliable salary guidelines for web analytics professionals. We have always directed people to the… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2010 at 6:48pm —
Google CEO Eric Schmidt was on "The Colbert Report" for a "Google Chat" last night. As Stephen would say, "At least that's what it said when I looked it up on Bing."…
Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2010 at 6:50pm —
Twitter plans to launch a free analytics dashboard that will help its users – especially businesses – understand how others are interacting with their tweets.
Member of Twitter’s business development team Ross Hoffman has revealed at the Sports Marketing Summit that Twitter plans to launch the dashboard in the last quarter of 2010. He was speaking in the context of sports, but there’s no reason to believe the tool won’t be available to other users, too.
The team that works… Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2010 at 6:42pm —
Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2010 at 6:38pm —