Subscribe to DSC Newsletter

Featured Blog Posts – October 2008 Archive (4)

Data Mining in the NY Times

October 22, 2008

Banks Mine Data and Pitch to Troubled Borrowers

By BRAD STONE



Brenda Jerez hardly seems like the kind of person lenders would fight over.





Three years ago, she became ill with cancer and ran up $50,000 on her credit cards after she was forced to leave her accounting job. She filed for bankruptcy protection last year.





For months after she emerged from insolvency last fall, 6 to 10 new credit card and auto loan offers arrived… Continue

Added by Vincent Granville on October 28, 2008 at 6:33pm — 1 Comment

The Democratization of Analytics - Microsoft Project Gemini

Last week I attended the Microsoft BI Conference. I learned about project Gemini. This project will allow analytics power users in companies to use Excel to do powerful analytics, while simultaneously allowing collaboration among all stakeholders using PerformancePoint. It allows Excel to load over 100 million rows (and about 6 columns) in just a few seconds and then create interactive pivot tables. They are still working on calculations but the demonstration was powerful. If you see Ted… Continue

Added by Vincent Granville on October 14, 2008 at 2:54pm — 1 Comment

Meta-analysis "how to"

I am working on a paper right now where meta-analysis is a key element. Here is an excerpt from the methods section. The equations didnt copy so I used some short hand notation instead.

The goal is to estimate the reporting rate (p^) of electronic tags using success/failure as reported in 53 journal articles as data.





We analyzed the PSAT reporting rates using re-sampling methods (Efron 1979, 1988; Efron and Tibshirani, 1986; Manly, 2001; Gurevitch and Hedges, 1999). We… Continue

Added by J. Liddle on October 14, 2008 at 10:54am — No Comments

Qualitative data analysis and the future of intelligence

Qualitative data analysis intrigues me. Mining the internet and the deepnet for intelligence on critical issues is the holy grail of competitive intelligence, and other forms of intelligence analysis. Traditionally, an intelligence analyst (humint) is required for serious research.… Continue

Added by Eric on October 11, 2008 at 6:27pm — 15 Comments

Featured Monthly Archives

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

On Data Science Central

© 2020   AnalyticBridge.com is a subsidiary and dedicated channel of Data Science Central LLC   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service