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Timothy Gardner replied to Vincent Granville's discussion Generalized Coefficient of Correlation for Non-Linear Relationships
"In general, I would recommend Mutual Information as an approach to measuring the strength of a relationship between two variables with an unknown linear, nonlinear and even non-functional relationship between them. There are some challenges though,…"
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Well rounded, visionary data science executive with broad spectrum of domain expertise, technical knowledge, and proven success in bringing measurable added value to companies ranging from startups to fortune 100, across multiple industries (finance, Internet, media, IT, security) and domains (data science, operations research, machine learning, computer science, business intelligence, statistics, applied mathematics, growth hacking, IoT).

Vincent developed and deployed new techniques such as hidden decision trees (for scoring and fraud detection), automated tagging, indexing and clustering of large document repositories, black-box, scalable, simple, noise-resistant regression known as the Jackknife Regression (fit for black-box, real-time or automated data processing), model-free confidence intervals, bucketisation, combinatorial feature selection algorithms, detecting causation not correlations, and generally speaking, the invention of a set of consistent robust statistical / machine learning techniques that can be understood, implemented, interpreted, leveraged and fine-tuned by the non-expert. Vincent also invented many synthetic metrics (for instance, predictive power and L1 goodness-of-fit) that work better than old-fashioned stats, especially on badly-behaved sparse big data. Some of these techniques have been implemented in a Map-Reduce Hadoop-like environment. Some are concerned with identifying true signal in an ocean of noisy data.

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 (including Journal of Number Theory, IEEE Pattern analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B), a Wiley book on data science, and is an invited speaker at international conferences. Vincent also created the first IoT platform to automate growth and content generation for digital publishers, using a system of API's for machine-to-machine communications, involving Hootsuite, Twitter, and Google Analytics.

Vincent's profile is accessible at http://bit.ly/1jWEfMP and includes top publications, presentations, and work experience with Visa, Microsoft, eBay, NBC, Wells Fargo, and other organisations.
My Website or LinkedIn Profile (URL):
http://www.linkedin.com/in/vincentg
Field of Expertise:
Data Mining, Marketing Databases, Web Analytics, Statistical Consulting, Other
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
15+
Professional Status:
C-Level
Interests:
Networking, New Venture, Other
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Registered meteorites that has impacted on Earth visualized

Posted on February 21, 2018 at 9:00am 0 Comments

See niche chart using Tableau, produced by the Meteoretical Society. Below is a screen shot. The original chart is interactive (you can zoom in, etc.)…

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Great Sunday Reading

Posted on February 18, 2018 at 12:06pm 0 Comments

Here is our selection of featured articles and resources posted in the last few days:

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Generalized Coefficient of Correlation for Non-Linear Relationships

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

What is the best correlation coefficient R(XY) to measure non-linear dependencies between two variables X and Y? Let's say that you want to assess weather there is a linear or quadratic relationship between X and Y.  How can you do it?…

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Off the Beaten path – Using Deep Forests to Outperform CNNs and RNNs

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Summary:  How about a deep learning technique based on decision trees that outperforms CNNs and RNNs, runs on your ordinary desktop, and trains with relatively small datasets.  This could be a major disruptor for AI.

Suppose I told you that there is an algorithm that regularly…

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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…

vincent, 

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

regards,

shane

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

Vincent

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

Cheers & Regards

Madhusudan

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.

Regards,

Rishi

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

Thanks Vincent!  I am honored to be your friend.

Cheers,

Vickie

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

Thank you Vincent. 

 
 
 

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