A Data Science Central Community
Given a set of edits on Wikipedia articles, the task is to separate the ill-intentioned edits from the well-intentioned edits.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 22, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The development and application of data mining algorithms requires the use of powerful software tools. As the number of available tools continues to grow, the choice of the most suitable tool becomes increasingly difficult. This paper attempts to support the decision-making process by discussing the historical development and presenting a range of existing state-of-the-art data mining and related tools.…
Dr. Granville is the founder of Analyticbridge, the leading social network for analytic professionals, with more than 30,000 members. He has created several patents related to web traffic quality scoring, and he is an invited speaker at leading international data mining conferences. Vincent has consulted with Visa, eBay, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, CNET, LowerMyBills,…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 12, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Many BI platform and analytics vendors talk about the ways in which their tools enable people to acquire insights by means of analytics. That sounds like a good thing, but what do they actually mean by insights and why are insights associated with such high business value? I’m curious to know what people think about this and whether there exist any established models for measurement of insights and/or their value. Some thoughts of my own are found below.
Added by Tomas Andersson on March 11, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
Three hours after I gave my name and e-mail address to Michael Fertik, the CEO of Reputation.com, he called me back and read my Social Security number to me. "We had it a couple of hours ago," he said. "I was just too busy to call."
In the past few months, I have been told many more-interesting facts about myself than my Social Security number. I've gathered a bit of the vast amount of data that's being collected both online and off by companies in stealth — taken…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on March 10, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on March 8, 2011 at 8:43pm — No Comments
Recently, my colleagues and I worked with a BioPharmaceutical Manufacturing company to apply predictive analytics methods to solve a critical product quality problem. We were looking for root cause(s) of this complex problem.
The company manufactures vaccines, under strict regulatory guidelines for sterile manufacturing and packaging environments.
The Problem: Specifically, in an important part of the process in which they manufacture one of…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 8, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments
* Teradata says deal will not add to rev in 2011
* Says deal to be dilutive to 2011 EPS
* Says to get $21 mln in cash from Aster balance sheet (Adds conference call details, industry context, share)
March 3 (Reuters) - Teradata Corp agreed to buy privately held analytics company Aster…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 7, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Added by Mirko Krivanek on March 1, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments