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You were taught and told through books, teachers, websites and your software that your AR model coefficient can't be outside the -1…Continue
Added by tom reilly on December 28, 2012 at 8:55am — No Comments
This link will take you to a great YouTube Video on the 5 classes of databases and the differences in the major players in the NoSQL market.
And here are some conclusions I took away from the presentation.
Mike Bowers, Principal Engineer at the Church of Jesus Christ of…
Added by Tony Agresta on December 27, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments
I wanted to share this link with members on Analytic Bridge - it represents a series of articles, insights and conclusions drawn about Big Data Technology, Trends and Success:
Here's a comment I posted about the Article entitled "The Role of the Data Scientist in Big Data" from Tech Republic. There are others on the page. "As…Continue
Added by Tony Agresta on December 26, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments
I talk a bit about this in the data journalism chapter of the Online Journalism Handbook. I think it’s a qualitative and…Continue
If you've ever learned to play an instrument, at some point an instructor will give you a sheet of music that you've never seen before and ask you to play it. It is a very objective way to assess one's skill level and the act of playing unseen music is called sight reading.
I've often wanted to use this technique to quantify a candidate's ability to analyze data. We…Continue
When it comes to Big Data, one of the largest data sets in the world is the Internet. Thanks to Google, the Internet is essentially indexed as though it were a massive database. Consequently, the world’s 1.9 billion Internet users are conditioned to search, relying on Google or other search engines to find the answers they are looking for. The problem with the Google approach to Big Data is: What if you don’t know what question to ask?
That is the real challenge [and…Continue
Written By Quentin McMullen
In 1986 the Beastie Boys released their classic debut album, License to Ill, and the last track posed a question: “What’s the time?” The Beasties answered with an anthem, “It’s time to get ill.” I think Peter Crawford, SAS programmer extraordinaire, would have answered more simply. What time is it? It’s %now.
%Now generates a timestamp. It’s a simple SAS macro, but despite its simplicity, it…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on December 20, 2012 at 4:22am — No Comments
I was recently invited to join a conference related to predictive ananlytics. I oddly find that I am one of the few people that will speak about predictive modeling in the B2B market. If ever there is any development needed in our field - predictive modeling's application in the wholesale/ Business to business market is the key. Think about the following: The data we have is boardly categorized into: client's data and your firm's or other firms' transaction /web browsing data.
Added by Jeffrey Ng on December 20, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments
Last week while searching for a code snippet through several folders of information, I realized that the code was still on my old computer ... ugh! One of my weekend projects was to organize my code examples somewhere - I'm going to try Evernote, which I have been using to organize other items. Evernote uses an elephant for it's mascot - because elephants never forget. That's what I need!
Added by Tricia Aanderud on December 17, 2012 at 4:34am — No Comments
A Social Network is a theoretical construction useful in the social sciences to study social relationships.
Social network analysis refers to methods used to analyze social networks, social structures made up of individuals or organizations, which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, or relationships of beliefs, etc.…
Facing this new domain I have make a personal…Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on December 17, 2012 at 3:05am — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on December 13, 2012 at 8:50pm — No Comments
How big data is shaping mobile user expectations
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Added by Zach Piester on December 13, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments
Added by Jeffrey Ng on December 6, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments
Greetings of the day!
I am happy to inform you that I am launching a new journal entitled "International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence" along with Publishing India group.
You can browse through the home page of the journal at http://www.manuscript.publishingindia.com/index.php/IJBAI
The journal aims to incorporate both the practitioners’ and the…Continue
Added by Dr. Tuhin Chattopadhyay on December 4, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments