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Lynne Mysliwiec
  • Merrimack, NH
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Lynne Mysliwiec commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Uniquely identify a human being with two questions
"I'm sorry, but the fact that a credit card number or SSN has been stolen is completely independent of its attributes (like issuing bank or uniqueness). An identity has an economic value, therefore it gets stolen -- it has nothing to do with…"
Dec 16, 2013
Lynne Mysliwiec commented on Mauricio G.'s blog post Variable Reduction and significance
"Are you doing time series modeling or cross-sectional modeling?  What's the dependent variable?  If you are doing time series analysis (example: using weather over time to predict today's crop yield), then you want to create…"
Nov 1, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Jason Liu's discussion Does this requirement make sense to you?
"It's a classification model - correct classification rate where type 1 and type 2 error are minimized is the most important measure of model fitness.  The client is actually doing it the right way. Our job as statisticians and modelers is…"
Oct 21, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Jason Liu's discussion Does this requirement make sense to you?
"The output they're requesting seems consistent with what I've seen for similar competitions in the past.  The idea is accuracy - if your models are going to be used for real time credit decisions, then the only thing they're…"
Oct 18, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec commented on Vincent Granville's blog post The probability paradox: your next car crash
"The paradox you describe reminds me of another "paradox" where a naive demographer concludes from cross-sectional data that people in Florida change their religious preference in their lifetime because the % Catholic among young people in…"
Oct 15, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Why can't Microsoft find analytic talent?
"Thanks, HURT - you didn't say anything wrong, and chances are that Mr Granville is probably my age, which is why his attitudes are so unfortunate. My beef is with two statements:- "you have ...and more women than in many analytic…"
Oct 15, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Vincent Granville's discussion What Makes a Successful Data Scientist?
"Everything originally stated about making sure you consistently quantify how results and recommendations impact business performance, plus what Sam said, plus: 7. The ability to interpret and share complex results in applied mathematics / IT using…"
Jul 26, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Mike Massey's discussion Customer Segments - Any good resources?
"Segmentation. Technically, sorting people by hair color is segmentation. Most best segmentation solutions contain multiple dimensions: 1.  Value dimension (historical and predicted) - how much should I invest in each customer? 2.  Customer…"
Jul 24, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Capri's discussion How do you estimate the proportion of bogus accounts on Facebook?
"I would estimate the number of unique, non-dead users to be smaller - perhaps 20-35% of all FB accounts."
Jul 24, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Jason Monte's discussion Web Analytics vs Data Mining/Predictive Modeling
"Yes - there is a great deal of demand for data mining/predictive modeling people. Not only that, but there's competition between employers for the best talent & salaries are much better for heavy-duty quant people than they are for entry…"
Jul 24, 2012
Lynne Mysliwiec replied to Jason Monte's discussion How To Determine If A Sample Is Representative
"The answer is: No. No sample is guaranteed to be representative of the entire population, although the risk of non-representative samples is reduced as sample size / total N gets larger.  The larger the % of the total population, the lower the…"
Jul 24, 2012

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Short Bio:
Director of Analytics for d50 Media, a digital advertising agency based in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Nearly 30 years of analytic experience.
Field of Expertise:
Business Analytics, Predictive Modeling, Data Mining, Marketing Databases, Quant, Econometrics, Web Analytics, Vizualization, Statistical Consulting
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
28
Professional Status:
VP
Interests:
Networking
Your Company:
d50 Media
Industry:
Digital Advertising
How did you find out about AnalyticBridge?
KDD

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